The new Netflix series, ‘Wednesday’ , Merlina in Spanish, has made history on the streaming platform by becoming the most watched series in English in just one week.
The series starring Jenna Ortega, who plays Wednesday Addams , racked up 341.2 million hours of viewing worldwide in its first week, according to Netflix’s internal measurement. That is why we share five things you probably did not know about the protagonist.
5 things you probably didn’t know about Jenna Ortgea, star of ‘Wednesday’
She began his acting career at the age of 9.
According to IMBD, Jenna officially began her acting career when she was just nine years old and landed her first role in 2012 on the series The Baby Bug. Since then, she has appeared in projects like CSI: NY, Days of Our Lives, Iron Man 3, Stuck in the Middle, Scream and now Wednesday’.
She learned to play the cello for ‘Wednesday’
Wednesday Addams’ cello music features prominently in the Netflix series, as well as being a featured instrument in the iconic Addams Family theme song, so to be authentic when it comes to playing the instrument, Jenna Ortega she learned to play the cello when she was cast as the lead, two months before filming began.
have a book
In 2020, when she was just 18 years old, Jenna released her first book, ‘It’s All Love: Reflections For Your Heart & Soul’ , which contains personal accounts of her life, as well as chapters on faith, manifestation, and self-improvement. Mental health.
She performed autopsies on animals when she was a child.
In an interview with Wired , the star admitted that as a child, she dissected animals for fun. “And I’m a weirdo in the sense that I used to do autopsies on small animals when I was younger, like little lizards that I found dead in my backyard ,” she said.
Choreographed the viral dance scene for ‘ Wednesday’
In a new video posted on Still Watching Netflix, one of the streaming service’s official YouTube channels, Jenna said that she choreographed the dance scene that appears in the series, which has gone viral. “I actually felt very insecure about this. I choreographed it myself and I think it’s pretty obvious that I’m not a dancer or a choreographer.” The actress herself added that she was inspired by “videos of goths dancing in clubs.”