Jenna Ortega became an internet sensation following the release of the series Wednesday on Netflix in November 2022. In the last three months, the show remained surrounded by attention and fans kept on raving about how the lead actress is the best embodiment of the iconic goth girl. Ortega garnered huge appreciation for giving viewers the most amazing dance sequence of the year. While apart from establishing this young star as a household actor, the show also brought her some major nominations. Firstly, the 20-year-old got the opportunity to attend the star-studded night at Golden Globes. Now she is gearing up for the prestigious Critics Choice Super Awards.
As per the latest list scrolled out by the Critics Choice Association, both Jenna Ortega and Wednesday have snagged nominations. The creepy and kooky teen series is nominated for Best Horror Series, Limited Series or TV Movie. Meanwhile, the lead actress is running for the category of Best Actress in a Horror Series, Limited Series or TV Movie.
Congratulations to #CriticsChoice #SuperAwards Nominees for BEST ACTRESS IN A HORROR SERIES, LIMITED SERIES OR MADE-FOR-TV MOVIE:#DahmerNetflix #Evil #TheWatcher @wednesdayaddams #WhatWeDoInTheShadows@JENCOOLIDGE @katjaherbers @NiecyNash @jennaortegahttps://t.co/zH7OVKJIfj pic.twitter.com/cispZM3vQP
— Critics Choice Awards (@CriticsChoice) February 22, 2023
With such huge nominations, the Scream queen and this fan-favorite show are getting a strong foothold in the entertainment world. Ortega is running against celebrities like Jennifer Coolidge (The Watcher), Katja Herbers (Evil), Natasia Demetriou (What We Do in the Shadows), and Niecy Nash-Betts (Dahmer)
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Not to forget, she is also facing her costar Christina Ricci, who appeared in the comedy horror series playing Marilyn Thornhill. For the unversed, this American actress previously portrayed the role of Wednesday Addams in the 1991 film The Addams Family.
Jenna Ortega will return for another woeful season of Wednesday
Tim Burton promised fans more torture as Jenna Ortega announced the return of gothic fantasy drama in a video released on Jan 6. In the clip, this deadpan teenager thanked viewers for making this show a pop culture phenomenon on Netflix. “I’ve been hunted, haunted, and mimicked millions of times across the internet. It’s been pure torture. Thank you,” said Wednesday.
More torture is coming. Lucky you. pic.twitter.com/t11LptFk7e
— Wednesday Addams (@wednesdayaddams) January 6, 2023
Although the creators haven’t revealed any details of season 2, Emma Myers did tease about the love life of Wednesday. Speaking with Variety, the actress revealed that the Addams’ daughter would prefer to be single after experiencing so much chaos previously.
“She just had a whole fiasco with her men, she’s got to lay it off for a little bit. I would be deterred from dating anybody if I had gone through that,” explained The Glades star.
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Meanwhile, the results of the nomination will be out on March 16. Until then, you can take another look at the horror drama on Netflix.