Outcasts, wolves, and psychics can rejoice. Everyone's favorite Nevermore student will be coming back for more. The Netflix hit series Wednesday has officially been given a season two. Here's what to know.
For those who haven't already tuned in - Jenna Ortega stars as Wednesday Addams in the horror-comedy series that tells the coming-of-age story of Wednesday. The first season debuted on November 23. All 8 episodes, half of which were directed by Tim Burton, dropped at once on the streaming platform and became an instant hit. After her parents, Gomez and Morticia, decide to send her to their alma mater, Nevermore Academy, things get interesting. While attending Nevermore, she discovers secrets from her family's past, realizes her psychic capabilities, and tries to solve the mystery behind a killing spree plaguing the local town. Plus, the gothic teenager must share a room with a bright and bubbly werewolf named Enid, played by Emma Meyers. The series offers a new take on the popular Addams family characters.
We promise not to reveal any spoilers, but the shocking twist ending left fans desperate to find out what was going to happen next. Then, Netflix announced news of the renewal on January 6 with a video featuring clips from season one and a teaser that “more misery is coming.” Sign us up! It is no big surprise that they are renewing the series for another season. According to Variety, the series was watched for nearly 6 billion minutes during its second week of streaming! Now that deserves some serious snaps. Netflix has not released any details about when to expect the next season. Still, hopefully, we won’t have to wait long to see our favorite sadistic, pigtail-wearing girl return to investigate more. Ortega told Entertainment Tonight her wishes for Wednesday ahead of the announcement of a season two, “I kind of want her to be darker. I want her to get more in the nitty-gritty of things and not play things so safe….”
Stay tuned as more details about the next season come out. Until then, be sure to check out these other comedy gems streaming on Netflix right now!