'Lucky you': Netflix FINALLY announces Season 2 of 'Wednesday'

'Lucky you': Netflix FINALLY announces Season 2 of 'Wednesday'
Jenna Ortega plays Wednesday in Netflix series 'Wednesday' (Netflix)

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA: Remember in episode six, 'Quid Pro Woe,' Jenna Ortega's 'Wednesday' Addams was seen saying, "every day is all about me”? It indeed is, at least for today. After much speculations for weeks, today the streaming giant has officially announced that the coming-of-age supernatural comedy horror Netflix series is back for a second season. 

'Wednesday', which stars Jenna Ortega in titular character, is now one of the most successful series ever on Netflix. It ranks in the second position on the list of Most Popular (English) TV shows with 1.237 billion hours viewed within its first 28 days. Previous reports showed more than 182 million households have seen the series since its debut. The series also crossed the 1 billion hour view mark only three weeks after debut. It quickly joined 'Stranger Things 4' and 'Squid Game' as the third title to reach this milestone within its first 28 days.

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Earlier today Netflix dropped a teaser video which led many fans to speculate if the Tim Burton helmed series is officially coming back for another season. However, the streaming giant didn't make the fans wait much longer. The official Twitter page of the series confirmed the series is coming back for Season 2 and captioned it, "More torture is coming. Lucky you."



 

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The element which makes the official announcement video even more exciting is that in the background Lady Gaga's 'Bloody Mary's sped up version is played. The new version of the song became a rave after a fan uploaded a Tiktok video syncing the song and Ortega's dancing bit from the series.

However, 'Wednesday' debuted in November. The coming-of-age comedy is from 'Smallville' creators Al Gough and Miles Millar while being helmed and executively produced by Tim Burton. That is not all, the series also received two Golden Globe nominations: Best Television Series - Musical or Comedy and Best Actress - Television Series Musical or Comedy for Ortega. 

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A still from 'Wednesday' (IMDb)

Apart from Ortega the series also features Catherine Zeta-Jones, Luis Guzman, Isaac Ordonez, Gwendoline Christie, Riki Lindhome, Jamie McShane, while Fred Armisen, and Christina Ricci appear in supporting roles.

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You can watch 'Wednesday' Season 1 on Netflix.

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