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  • Diana’s Bracamonte
    Diana’s Bracamonte Před 2 měsíci +3212

    I don’t think she realizes how good she is in this series. I also don’t think she gives herself enough credit. Wednesday was sooooo good and awesome. I’m literally obsessed with her 💜

    • Cj Carver
      Cj Carver Před 10 dny

      Yep

    • Diana’s Bracamonte
      Diana’s Bracamonte Před 12 dny

      @Mauris Delos Santos like I said everyone is entitled to their own opinion. You think I’m obsessed ? Okay. Just giving out some credit where it’s due.

    • Fares Hajjar
      Fares Hajjar Před měsícem

      Girls are magical; boys are irrelevant. Girls are indestructible; boys are weak. Girls are amazing; boys are toxic. Every boy in America is getting this message loud and clear every day of his life. Reckon what the fruit of this will be in the coming decades.

    • Héctor P.C
      Héctor P.C Před měsícem +1

      DOESN’T!

    • materek PL
      materek PL Před měsícem +2

      Yea if she wasn't this good series would FLOP hard.

  • Aujie Baker
    Aujie Baker Před 2 měsíci +5529

    This interview just made the show 10x better for me. Jenna is immensely talented and wise! So happy we all get to witness this reimagination of a character and family we adore

    • OK! But then again.
      OK! But then again. Před měsícem +1

      @Ephyew You must be his best customer!

    • Justvibin
      Justvibin Před měsícem +1

      @Mister Human Spider👽 I’m hoping 🙏🏼

    • Mister Human Spider👽
      Mister Human Spider👽 Před měsícem +1

      @Justvibin please tell my season 2 will be also filmed there 🙏🏽

    • Justvibin
      Justvibin Před měsícem +1

      @Mister Human Spider👽yes they filmed in Bucharest 🇷🇴

    • Charly M Rivera
      Charly M Rivera Před měsícem +1

      im scared :(

  • Briguy
    Briguy Před 2 měsíci +1097

    As someone who played the violin as a child, I have to say Jenna did a really a great job with the cello. It always annoys me when actors don't match he bowing/fingering of the music, but she nailed it.

    • Lauren P.
      Lauren P. Před 7 dny

      Yes!!

    • Cycling God
      Cycling God Před měsícem +2

      What annoys me is when singers pretend to play the guitar, the strumming totally fake at a constant wrong speed not touching the strings.

    • Melissa Nelson-Chamberlain
      Melissa Nelson-Chamberlain Před měsícem +12

      Isn’t it so cool too that she just learned cello FOR THIS ROLE!?! Jenna Ortega clearly has what it takes to go really far as an actress… wow.

    • Cycling God
      Cycling God Před měsícem +5

      What I hate is singers pretending to play the guitar on stage, the strumming is so fake.

    • Phoenix Royale
      Phoenix Royale Před 2 měsíci +19

      I play the cello, and her playing seemed very good! it would have helped if it didn't sound like she was playing all 5 instruments at once of Vivaldi's Winter, but still very good in this day and age.

  • Edward Emmanuel
    Edward Emmanuel Před 2 měsíci +767

    Im a musician and the joy of me seeing her hit her cello notes accurately was so satisfying 😭

    • Julie Wolf
      Julie Wolf Před měsícem

      Yes this!!!

    • Muck Man
      Muck Man Před měsícem +2

      @Chloe Adams she didn’t play what was shown I’m sure they dubbed it with a professional

    • Jump Mason
      Jump Mason Před 2 měsíci

      You are a geek 🤓

    • L O V 3 C R A F 7
      L O V 3 C R A F 7 Před 2 měsíci +3

      Like when she was playing paint it black and there was a moment of pizzicato and she was bowing made me LOL but aesthetically she looked like a pro 🖤

    • Chloe Adams
      Chloe Adams Před 2 měsíci +41

      @Caitlyn B. Oh, you mean the pizzicato. I just rewatched it and It is true that there is a slight instance where her playing didn't match up to the soundtrack. It seems as though she was given incorrect direction in order to mime. But overall lets cut her some slack she only had 8 months of practice...

  • Aquarius ♒️
    Aquarius ♒️ Před měsícem +74

    I love how she actually wants to pursue playing the cello. As a classical musician, it made me happy to see an actor play this wonderful instrument so well.

  • Alex Johnson
    Alex Johnson Před měsícem +126

    Jenna Ortega's level of humility is super refreshing to see. I hope her career continues to sky rocket!

    • Belen Heredia
      Belen Heredia Před měsícem +2

      Same with Tim Burton ❤️

    • Red Rocks 1983
      Red Rocks 1983 Před měsícem +4

      Absolutely....I love her sarcasm and you know her IQ is off the chart.

  • Nick Mao
    Nick Mao Před 2 měsíci +3072

    Jenna did an awesome job preparing and portraying Wednesday!

    • Mister Human Spider👽
      Mister Human Spider👽 Před 2 měsíci

      Was she really shooting this Wednesday series in Romania?

    • Tormint
      Tormint Před 2 měsíci +13

      I got an article reccomended yesterday about how this was the hardest role she ever played because the people responsible for the adaptation had different ideas of the character in mind and because of other circumstances. Seeing that article pop-up I assumed this was a flop, but seeing everybody here raving about her performance just makes me incredibly impressed that she seems to've pulled off a great performance despite the irregular non-optimal circumstances.

  • Southamericunt
    Southamericunt Před 2 měsíci +148

    She is such a little jewel. She’s a great actress and has real passion for what she does

  • The Reaper
    The Reaper Před 2 měsíci +20783

    Jenna seems like such a nice and hardworking person, like she really committed to her character. And the way she explains stuff too idk how to explain

  • Sarah Loo
    Sarah Loo Před 2 měsíci +289

    The hours she's been working... it's insane ! Big respect for her amazing performance

  • Basicallyabush
    Basicallyabush Před měsícem +33

    You can tell how much love and how passionate Jenna is when talking about acting she's definitely going to go very far in her career, I Think she’ll win a Oscar in the future for sure she’s such an amazing actress already, I’m rooting for her, and can’t wait to see what she does next :)

  • Basicallyabush
    Basicallyabush Před měsícem +29

    I love Jenna’s personality, and she’s also insanely beautiful, talented and intelligent.

  • weiszly
    weiszly Před měsícem +41

    her thought processes and her knowledge just make her the coolest person ever

  • Tyr
    Tyr Před 2 měsíci +8073

    She has way more knowledge and self-awareness than so many actors 20 to 30 years older than her. She's going to go so far in this business.

    • Night-Streak Media
      Night-Streak Media Před 17 hodinami

      @miss womble yeah but not to long

    • Tyr
      Tyr Před měsícem

      @D.L. Walker Thanks but I knew that. Many have more years and yet less knowledge and respect. Years in doesn't equate to success or wisdom.

    • Tyr
      Tyr Před měsícem

      @pax exactly why I said 20 and 30 years older. Thanks.

    • D.L. Walker
      D.L. Walker Před měsícem

      @tyr Well.. she has been acting for 11 years and has already been the lead on a TV series. This ain't her first Rodeo

    • maya
      maya Před měsícem

      @paxkey word Older

  • Sergio García
    Sergio García Před měsícem +31

    She is highly educated in her craft and medium - and yet she’s also a very intuitive actor with great passion and depth of feeling.
    I don’t know why Glenn Close keeps coming back to mind when I think of Jenna Ortega. Perhaps it’s that superb balance between talent and craft - or the love and attention to scary, unconventional roles.
    Either way, if there is any justice in this world, this young lady is going to go very far and become a mega star.

  • Nicole Cloonan
    Nicole Cloonan Před měsícem +25

    She’s so smart!!!! I love listening to her. Captivated.

  • Mari A
    Mari A Před 2 měsíci +72

    This was such an amazing show. I’m 28 y/o and I know it’s a teen show but it was great wow. My favorite part is every time it looks or feels like she’s gonna smile she doesn’t at all. I live it 🤣

    • Hardi Vora
      Hardi Vora Před 25 dny

      Come on, me being 32 also in love with her character Wednesday. Age doesn't matter yo

  • Kate_Kosmo
    Kate_Kosmo Před 2 měsíci +35

    Jenna played her version of Wednesday flawlessly! She did my whole childhood justice! 🥰

  • Teodora Rogojina
    Teodora Rogojina Před 2 měsíci +32

    Shes smart and talented...she knows a lot about movies and acting styles etc.. cant wait to see her in future projects.

  • Suzanna Scott
    Suzanna Scott Před 2 měsíci +657

    The fact that she learned the cello for this role shows how much of a dedicated actor she is. As a cello, bass, violin, piano, and guitar player it’s not easy to learn how to play the cello in such short times.

    • jasan3a
      jasan3a Před měsícem +3

      @noodleiswholesome She learned how to play to look authentic. She wasn't actually playing the song. That was the band Apocalyptica.

    • noodleiswholesome
      noodleiswholesome Před 2 měsíci +2

      I've been playing the cello for 4 years and she learned more in 8 months than I ever have

    • Xio Müller
      Xio Müller Před 2 měsíci +11

      @Manuel yes! when i heared her speak german i was so proud her pronounciaton was really good!

    • Manuel
      Manuel Před 2 měsíci +40

      And her German lines where not half bad either :-)

  • Digging Mary
    Digging Mary Před 2 měsíci +33

    🖤Finally a show that me and my teenage daughter can actually watch together, and somehow has brought us a little closer! So thank Mr. Tim Burton! I really hope for more than one season 🖤 🪢⚒️🕳⚰️🪦

  • M scoot
    M scoot Před 2 měsíci +29

    It’s weird, when I looked up the cast of Wednesday, I read the name Jenna Ortega and this name was so familiar to me but I realized that I’ve actually never heard of her before. The name Jenna Ortega sounded as familiar as an adult actress who has been famous for many years so I was kinda shocked to find out that Jenna is only 20 years old.
    Something similar happens when stranger things first became popular, I googled the cast and read the name Millie Bobbie brown and thought she’s one of the many famous adult actresses who has been acting for many years and I was also very shocked to find out that Millie was only like 13 years old. Did this happen to someone else or just me ?

    • Oscar Berolla
      Oscar Berolla Před 22 dny

      Perhaps you had heard of Kenny Ortega before and the last name stuck with you.

    • Kaname
      Kaname Před měsícem

      For Jenna she had a familiar face to me but I don’t actually think I’ve ever seen her in anything before so I get what you mean. It wasn’t her name but her face did that for me. Must means she is where she is supposed to be.

    • Lucas
      Lucas Před měsícem

      I've had similar things like this happen only not in those same situations

    • Rose
      Rose Před měsícem +1

      With Jenna: yes, Millie, no

    • Kyrylo Mazur
      Kyrylo Mazur Před 2 měsíci +4

      Sounds like a kind of Mandela effect, but nah, it didn't happen to me, let's see how many likes you get, as an indicator that some people have the same feelings

  • susana horia
    susana horia Před 2 měsíci +8319

    Jenna is amazing, she's is going to be perfect as Wednesday

    • Lucas
      Lucas Před měsícem

      @IWantAFriend Netflix is picking up Google's bad habits

    • Amora Acho
      Amora Acho Před 2 měsíci

      She’s a great actress

    • Lanni Pop & Friends
      Lanni Pop & Friends Před 2 měsíci

      I'm eating takis and watching it

    •  Beeben
      Beeben Před 2 měsíci +1

      She's a dreadful actress and has a huge Hapsburg jaw looks like she could chew thru a brick wall.

    • Gareth Ward-stevens
      Gareth Ward-stevens Před 2 měsíci

      She’s the hottest!!

  • Viral Videos
    Viral Videos Před 2 měsíci +14

    Please make a serious out of this with other actors and actresses! This is a great style of video!! As fans we love hearing the inner workings of what the actors day to day life was during the show, ways they went about acting and filming, etc. Great video!

  • Elise Khoury
    Elise Khoury Před měsícem +7

    I loved her acting, she is talented and I fell in love with Wednesday character because of her amazing acting skills!

  • David Warden
    David Warden Před 2 měsíci +42

    I have watch all the Addams shows ever made. Jenna knocked this out of the park in my opinion. I loved the series. Hope they can make a great season two.

  • lyssa
    lyssa Před 2 měsíci +9

    this is one of the best interviews i've ever seen, she's so intelligent and articulated, jenna is v enjoyable to listen to/watch.

  • EdsheeranRightNut
    EdsheeranRightNut Před 2 měsíci +5883

    She’s actually the most suited actor for this role.. I couldn’t think of anyone else fit for Wednesday which is crazyyy to me

  • Jamie Hudson 💙💚
    Jamie Hudson 💙💚 Před měsícem +23

    I love the amount of respect she gives this character

  • A Google User
    A Google User Před měsícem +1

    Very interesting interview and insight. She's well articulated

  • Dazed & Confused
    Dazed & Confused Před měsícem +1

    Such an beautiful, intelligent and well spoken young lady. Loved the movie, watched it first day.

  • cartoon80s90s
    cartoon80s90s Před 2 měsíci +7

    She is so talented and she was AMAZING in the show. Everyone involved was great, but I can't imagine anyone else playing Wednesday.
    It's becoming a tradition for Netflix to drop the greatest shows right as the year ends. Last year it was Arcane, in 2022 it was Wednesday

  • OmniVenom
    OmniVenom Před 2 měsíci +11

    First time seeing Jenna was as Wednesday. I am looking forward to her future projects. I am a fan. She’s amazing.

  • Vyn Ashe
    Vyn Ashe Před 2 měsíci +9

    Your rendition of wednesday was absolutely amazing and you should be proud of what you've brought to the character.

  • Jasmeet Kaur
    Jasmeet Kaur Před 2 měsíci +9

    It's so beautiful to see her play this role...she's so inspiring

  • Earl
    Earl Před měsícem +7

    That show was well-written. This young actress nailed it. Emmy time.

  • Brian Newton
    Brian Newton Před 2 měsíci +7367

    She is so clear spoken and articulate!!! I’m extremely jealous

    • jomana
      jomana Před 2 měsíci +2

      @ᄏᄏᄏJIMINeutron If you’re in university or doing studies of any kind this should be within reach. In fact, I’ve seen 14 year olds as articulate as some intellectuals due to their reading habits.

    • ᄏᄏᄏJIMINeutron
      ᄏᄏᄏJIMINeutron Před 2 měsíci +2

      @Underscorejed bro i am a 20 yr old woman and trust me when i say only few of my age can speak as good as her, wisdom wise and speech wise bruh

    • Christopher Gongora
      Christopher Gongora Před 2 měsíci

      @oreo lmao

    • Mel Man
      Mel Man Před 2 měsíci

      @a. o. any book recommendations? Pls

    • Bruce
      Bruce Před 2 měsíci +1

      This is how normal people talk. If you don't talk like this, educate yourself and improve your skills.

  • Jillian Rose
    Jillian Rose Před 2 měsíci +10

    I love how involved her mind is. My daughter is a long-time fan and I appreciate that this good natured and skillful, hardworking and sweet celebrity is a role model of hers. :)

  • Steven
    Steven Před 2 měsíci +9

    She's nailing it every episode!! Nicely done 💯👍

  • PikaPaw
    PikaPaw Před 2 měsíci +13

    You can tell how she loves playing this character 🙂

  • 🎆desirae designs🎆 #happynewyear

    She did an excellent job, love the show !

  • Juanita Hassler
    Juanita Hassler Před 2 měsíci +5

    I LOVE her!!!!! No one could have played a more authentic-feeling Wednesday!!!!

  • Oh, Angie!
    Oh, Angie! Před 2 měsíci +4

    An intelligent and articulate girl. Love her!

  • Tony Cooper
    Tony Cooper Před 2 měsíci +11

    Jenna was on point for this roll I hope she get a second season🤞🏼

  • Mozorella stick
    Mozorella stick Před 2 měsíci +192

    Her micro expressions are incredible. Her face is so dainty and sharp, so it feels like all her expressions are amplified. This girl just absolutely nailed it

  • Amber West
    Amber West Před 2 měsíci +2768

    She’s such a well spoken dedicated actress. She was the perfect choice for sure.

    • Amber West
      Amber West Před 2 měsíci

      @Sour Kraut Bratwurst not everyone is going to like her. A lot of people will always only love Christina’s Wednesday and that’s fine too. Sorry you didn’t like her.

    • Sour Kraut Bratwurst
      Sour Kraut Bratwurst Před 2 měsíci

      Yeah right. She sucks as Wednesday...

    • Maria Eduarda
      Maria Eduarda Před 2 měsíci +1

      Ok,mas eu não sei o que ela falou

    • Binx
      Binx Před 2 měsíci +3

      Fr

    • steph
      steph Před 2 měsíci +18

      exactly she was born for this role as Wednesday

  • TanMan Reviews
    TanMan Reviews Před 2 měsíci +6

    She is more thoughtful and down to earth than 90% of Hollywood, I love her! She seems like a joy to have around, and I can’t wait to see her career blow up!

  • putri a
    putri a Před měsícem

    Thanks for being an amazing actress, honestly this show is the only show i really enjoy this year, because i actually get bored easily while watching other shows (mainstream ones)

  • Pamela Smith
    Pamela Smith Před měsícem +4

    What a talented articulate young actress she is as entertaining off screen as she is on.
    I'll be following this one...

  • Leticia
    Leticia Před měsícem +5

    she is so cute and has such a seemingly sweet authentic personality. i love it definitely a fan

  • Brett Barager
    Brett Barager Před 2 měsíci +3

    While she does an amazing rendition of Wednesday and I love her "unexpressive" look, Jenna has a lovely smile. Nice contrast to Wednesday.

  • Rawan Saeed
    Rawan Saeed Před 2 měsíci +18

    She's an amazing actor 🖤

  • Flamingtorpedo
    Flamingtorpedo Před 2 měsíci +5

    She was amazing. I cant believe this is the same person who played Wednesday.

  • RobloxRoseYoutube
    RobloxRoseYoutube Před měsícem +4

    She is an amazing actor. I am so far enjoying the episode. 😀

  • Olivia S
    Olivia S Před 2 měsíci +9

    I was very nervous about this show because I adore the Addams family so so much but the acting and the portrayal was just so amazing and I was completely blown out of the water

  • Tru Rudboy
    Tru Rudboy Před 2 měsíci +14

    I know she nailed Wednesday, but every character in the 8 episode nailed there parts, I was so happy when this first season ended, There was nothing for me to say with the exception of Lurch who did not give us a rolling of the eyes and low moan when things get to be too much. The hand grenade fishing scene was aswome while Gomez was in jail. Her stepping to hyde and giving him a you know what was so cute and left me aghast that nope no happilys but a different twist of the fates trying to rattle, destroy, and dominate Wednesday. But after so many years and a couple of attempts on the big screen the Adams Family truly has a story to tell, and l am wanting so much more. Props, Kudos too every single actor (i cried for my werewolfs coming of age scene) Dont kid yourself this Netflix release was something special, sabrina, animes, ummm anything this past year really did not leave me admiring faces, makeup, storylines, like this, world wide even this was my top pick for show of the year. love piece and but grease and I'm out.

    • HeadHunter
      HeadHunter Před měsícem

      I wasn't impressed by Luis Guzman. He looks the part of Gomez perfectly (as depicted in the original comics) but he just came across to me as a tryhard. Catherine Zeta-Jones, however, nailed it as Morticia.

  • A Phantom Thief
    A Phantom Thief Před měsícem +6

    Just the way Jenna speaks in her normal tone ans how Wednesday's voice sounds and what tone it has, amazing.

  • SANITA
    SANITA Před měsícem +5

    She is way too amzing and at the same time, she got an amazing and soothing VOICE ❤️❤️

  • Elizabeth Ogle
    Elizabeth Ogle Před 2 měsíci +3204

    I love how she recognizes to give herself grace when she says "my mom is an ER nurse, this is a Netflix show." She does a phenomenal job as Wednesday and I can totally tell this can't be an easy character to take on.

    • John D
      John D Před 2 měsíci

      @Miguel J Martínez true, if u consider them "people".

    • Miguel J Martínez
      Miguel J Martínez Před 2 měsíci +8

      @John D I think alot of people would think that way, people’s morals are backwards

    • natopal 08
      natopal 08 Před 2 měsíci +4

      @alina ; thank u very much:) have a great day

    • John D
      John D Před 2 měsíci +7

      It's sad that saying the obvious things impresses ppl these days.. like, who would think the opposite?..

    • alina ;
      alina ; Před 2 měsíci +96

      @natopal 08 shes basically saying at the end of the day, its just a tv show made for people to enjoy whilst her mom is out saving lives so its nowhere as serious or important for her to be intensely stressing over

  • wendym1234
    wendym1234 Před 2 měsíci +5

    Tim Burton is doing an amazing job with filming this hit. I agree, showing her expressionless and silently at times adds so many drama and makes her seem so more intelligent and in control. I’d love to see the outakes in scenes now that she said there were various versions shot.

  • KrillinWinnin
    KrillinWinnin Před 2 měsíci +7

    Jenna Ortega is probably one of the most chill and down to earth actors in film history.

  • E. Scott Channell
    E. Scott Channell Před 2 měsíci +6

    Christina was flawless as Wednesday..... true. Jenna was just as flawless IMHO. Wonderful show - would love to see more.

  • Xxpotato TimexX
    Xxpotato TimexX Před měsícem +3

    She is a great actress and the dance is a killer

  • hassana shuaib
    hassana shuaib Před 2 měsíci +3237

    I was like... She is born to play this character, she did it so well that I got carried away along with her dark humor, she is selfless and selfish at same time, she is brave and strong too... Also Catherina played her part well too... I wish they make a season 2

  • Mike Carey
    Mike Carey Před měsícem +3

    She was fantastic in this role. A very talented person indeed. I can't wait to see her explore other roles

  • Bob Similar
    Bob Similar Před 2 měsíci +3

    Oh my god! I want to see more of this intelligent actress! She is great that's Wednesday.

  • Zeke Nazari
    Zeke Nazari Před měsícem +1

    She did an amazing job, perfect.

  • ABC
    ABC Před 2 měsíci +508

    ‘My mum is an ER nurse’.
    Your mum saves lives. Props to your mum! You, on the other hand, save our sanity with wonderful shows. 😄😄

    • Chris R. (S.Artist)
      Chris R. (S.Artist) Před měsícem +2

      That's cool ya mum is an ER nurse, saving lives 👏👏👏

    • Mischa Rowe
      Mischa Rowe Před měsícem +20

      @Gamez top collectibles It's spelled differently in different parts of the world. OP clearly spells it as "mum". As do I. No need to be rude about it.

    • Gamez top collectibles
      Gamez top collectibles Před měsícem +1

      She said Mom not mum watch it again.

    • Mischa Rowe
      Mischa Rowe Před 2 měsíci +17

      And both following their heart.

  • Her Branpow
    Her Branpow Před 2 měsíci +2

    I started watching this last night. Jenna you portrayed Wednesday to the next level. You are very intelligent. I'm hooked watching you ❤️❤️

  • Bennysnoops
    Bennysnoops Před měsícem +1

    She’s an awesome actor. Great show 😊

  • Diann Peterson
    Diann Peterson Před měsícem +2

    This young lady is a force! I just love her.

  • Thoudam Karles
    Thoudam Karles Před 2 měsíci +2

    No one could do this character better than her❤

  • Ruste Cohle
    Ruste Cohle Před 2 měsíci +2460

    “My mom is in the ER and she saves lives” well said Jenna. I was already a fan after her role in You but after this video she’s easily one of my top ten actresses. Looking forward to seeing Netflix’s Wednesday today.

  • Kel
    Kel Před 2 měsíci +3

    Love It. She channeled the character of Wednesday for sure. All my boyfriend say is let's watch Wednesday, let's watch Wednesday. 😂 Good show, we love the Addams Family.

  • GREATking54
    GREATking54 Před 2 měsíci +169

    My expectations was very low for this series but I was blown out of the water with how good it actually was and how good Jenna did as Wednesday.

    • Salvatore
      Salvatore Před 2 měsíci

      Same here. Then it made sense when I found out Tim directed it

  • MEH
    MEH Před 2 měsíci +5

    I would really like to see her/any actor talk about the schedule of acting more and if it was worth it because I am thinking of going into acting and I would really like some insight of that

  • Cisco F
    Cisco F Před 2 měsíci +2

    u did a remarkable job. cant wait to get a second season. love ur character...

  • Farouk Zawady
    Farouk Zawady Před měsícem

    Amazing, precise yet long. Wow. Enjoyed every second of this. Flawless 🖤

  • Jeremy Hong
    Jeremy Hong Před 2 měsíci +1

    She’s awesome in many ways and no one can change my mind

  • Iyanna S.
    Iyanna S. Před měsícem

    She did an Amazing job!!!

  • Rowanne Robertson
    Rowanne Robertson Před měsícem

    What an amazing actress. Kudos.

  • Alexis Rico
    Alexis Rico Před 2 měsíci +5537

    This series might be the best casting I’ve seen in years, Netflix really outdid themselves, the entire adams family is perfect

    • Asiacbrown80
      Asiacbrown80 Před měsícem

      @BILL MURRAY I think Raul and Angelica were a good Gomez and Morticia as leads for the The Addams Family movies in the 90s. In 2022, the actors of Morticia and Gomez were a good casting choice for the TV series based on th pov of their teenage daughter, Wednesday, whose the lead. Casting and Concept would be different given the director and time.

    • PRIBILOVIAN
      PRIBILOVIAN Před 2 měsíci

      Gomez was a No for me

    • Maria Larios
      Maria Larios Před 2 měsíci

      Literally love them

    • die with fezzy
      die with fezzy Před 2 měsíci +1

      @Twenty One Tortas I like how you think you know how he should be portrayed, like Tim Burton doesn't know what he's doing with his own characters. It's people like you this world doesn't need. People who can't stand change and are threatened by it

    • die with fezzy
      die with fezzy Před 2 měsíci +2

      @R I think Tim Burton knows how to write for his own characters. It's funny how you keyboard warriors think you know what's best. If you don't like it, don't watch it.

  • nightshade1621
    nightshade1621 Před 2 měsíci +1

    I binge watched this show, and you did an awesome job.

  • katelyn mills
    katelyn mills Před 2 měsíci

    She was amazing and a perfect fit! I think the only other person who could have given her a run for her money is Aubrey Plaza

  • KBear S8tz
    KBear S8tz Před 2 měsíci +2

    As a cellist, this made me smile a lot.

  • alus nova
    alus nova Před 2 měsíci

    I was vehemently against making a new Wednesday Addams. HOWEVER!
    This reprisal is both familiar and fresh. I appreciate the fact that she acknowledges the flawless, high bar Christina Ricci set for the role and that she reached it in her own way, through her own talent. Miss Ortega achieves familiarity of character but she makes us welcome the evolution that we didn’t know we needed for Wednesday. I applaud this actor for all her achievements in this role. 👏🏾 👏🏾 👏🏾

  • Warning: Dead Inside
    Warning: Dead Inside Před 2 měsíci +2079

    Honestly, my favorite part of how she portrays Wednesday is her micro expressions. She keeps her deadpan expression throughout the show but is able to make these small subtle changes, allowing the audience to see how she's really feeling. Which is important since Wednesday is the main character. It's so unique and fascinating to watch.

    • pearldiver78
      pearldiver78 Před 2 měsíci +1

      @Thanh Vy Võ l can tell you exactly. When Uncle Fester said she was like her mum, and she looked conflicted, like, ‘l’m not sure how l feel about that,’ but she showed that all with one movement of her eyes.

    • pearldiver78
      pearldiver78 Před 2 měsíci +1

      @Thanh Vy Võ l can tell you exactly. When Uncle Fester said she was like her mum, and she looked conflicted, like, ‘l’m not sure how l feel about that,’ but she showed that all with one movement of her eyes.

    • Thanh Vy Võ
      Thanh Vy Võ Před 2 měsíci

      ​@pearldiver78 can you be a little more detail please? Like which scene and how was that mean?

    • nnightsong
      nnightsong Před 2 měsíci

      ITS SO GOOD

    • mlemcat
      mlemcat Před 2 měsíci +6

      The style reminded me of Johnny Depp a lot.

  • #PrincezzAshley
    #PrincezzAshley Před 2 měsíci +1

    For the record you seriously killed the Wednesday Adams Character!!! I have always had a connection to Wednesday being the smart one in my family who is so misunderstood hellbound on truth and justice for those who could not deliver justice themselves!!!! I Love this Wednesday Adams!!! And I seriously hope this series goes on and on!!!! And Please tell me we are gonna see Kuzion It??? Tim Burton has done it yet again and you have played and amazing Wednesday Adams!!!!🖖 Did I mention the dance scene was freaking AWESOME!!!!

  • Reflections and Introspections
    Reflections and Introspections Před 2 měsíci +2

    Being as OG of an Addam's Family fan as i can be at 31 years old, i had to learn more about her; she crushed it!

  • Ken VR
    Ken VR Před měsícem

    I think they cast the new Wednesday perfectly. At the same time they casted Christina Ricci as a nod to the last generation of Wednesday even though she played a different character. Also Tim Burton is the perfect director using his style.

  • Dr P L Jones
    Dr P L Jones Před 2 měsíci +4

    Having tim burton say
    " that was dark" is phenomenal!?!?
    And the line
    About high school formation... in ep1
    " I appreciate the sadism"

  • Andrew
    Andrew Před 2 měsíci +1

    Spectacular actress 👏 🙌 ❤️ Bravo 👏 🙌

  • Alex Muntean
    Alex Muntean Před 2 měsíci

    Great choice to portray Wednesday.

  • Mark Ng
    Mark Ng Před 2 měsíci

    Absolutely loved Wednesday. Brilliant series. Watched it in 2 days.

  • Emmanuel A
    Emmanuel A Před měsícem

    Shes what they call, very easy on the eye , you just can keep watching her talk and talk lol 😆

  • SLS TheWriter
    SLS TheWriter Před 2 měsíci +6625

    I really, really do appreciate how Jenna recognizes that this is a different interpretation of the character and has leaned into it. While I certainly love seeing a character be the same regardless of the person behind the story itself, I also just adore it whenever a character is malleable enough to shift with the narrative.

    • hawkeyemihawk getting money lord afro hokage
      hawkeyemihawk getting money lord afro hokage Před 2 měsíci

      @The Faerie Prince it's impossible for her to play the character the same when they are put in completely different situations.

    • WhyAmIHere
      WhyAmIHere Před 2 měsíci +1

      @ Beeben I'm not stating opinions

    •  Beeben
      Beeben Před 2 měsíci +2

      @WhyAmIHere your stating opinions 🤦🏽🤣🤣🤣 and I can see why they are so flawed🤣🤣🤣.

    • WhyAmIHere
      WhyAmIHere Před 2 měsíci +1

      @ Beeben I don't have a bias, I'm just simply stating the facts

    •  Beeben
      Beeben Před 2 měsíci

      @WhyAmIHere that your assumption 🤷🏽. I could make a similar assumption on your bias.

  • Note
    Note Před měsícem

    jenna played the role very well i feel like i need to rewatch the show

  • CheshireTiger
    CheshireTiger Před 2 měsíci +2

    "And serial killers."
    "Everyone whould know i failed to get the job done."
    She could totally go down that path, buth just dosent want to. Love Jenna's portayal

  • Lee C
    Lee C Před 2 měsíci

    I love this show and Jenna Ortega, she is so great to watch, but I kind of feel bad for the older Wednesday characters that didn't get mentioned after this interview. I didn't grow up with them either but I have heard about them since this show for example Lisa Loring.
    Any case moving on. Jenna has made this role her own and I am really enjoying it. She is doing so great. Love it!!!!!

  • Moowsir
    Moowsir Před 2 měsíci +1

    she so well spoken and hard working i love her