season 2 of Wednesday of Tim Burton y Netflixhas made a new signing, reported Variety.

It's about the actress Dear Newton. With exact details of the character in charge to be known later. In recent days the signing of Steve Buscemi (Fargo, Boardwalk Empire), as the new headmaster of Nevermore Academy.

Newton's most prominent role on the small screen is in the series Westworld from HBO, for which she was nominated three times for the Emmy Award for best actress in a supporting role in a drama series, winning it once in 2018. Other of her roles on TV were in series such as Big Mouth, The Slap, Rogue, y Human Resources. In film, she has been part of projects such as Crash, the second installment of the saga Mission: Impossible, The Pursuit of Happyness, Belovedmore recently, All the Old Knives, God’s Country, and science fiction Reminiscence.

At the moment, very little is known about the second season of Wednesday, apart from the confirmed return of Jenna Ortega as Wednesday/Merlina, in her teenage years.

There has been no information about the return of Luis Guzman like Gomez/Homer, Catherine Zeta-Jones like Morticia, and Isaac Ordóñez like Pugsley/Pericles. The first season also featured Christina Ricci playing a new role, and Fred Armisen like Uncle Lucas.

The first season ended with Wednesday successfully solving a series of gruesome murders while also foiling an attempt to destroy Nevermore and its students.

Last January, Ortega announced that the second season will lean more towards horror, in addition to ensuring that each episode will feel like a movie: “I've received some scripts for season two and we're definitely leaning towards a little more horror. It's really exciting because throughout the entire series [Wednesday/Merlina] It never changes and that's the wonderful thing about it. It's much more action-packed. “I think each episode will probably feel a little more like a movie, which is good.”

The second season will be filmed on location in Ireland. Ortega will have credit as executive producer.

Upon its premiere on Netflix, Wednesday was crowned the most viewed English-language series in a week on Netflix, and after three weeks it became the second most-viewed English-language series in the streamer's history.

In addition to a second season, Netflix launched a spinoff of Wednesday centered on Fred Armisen's Uncle Fester/Uncle Lucas, who had a guest star appearance in an episode of the first season. Uncle Lucas is the brother of Merlina's father, Gomez/Homer Addams.

Alfred Gough y Miles Millar (Smallville) are the writers and producers, with Tim Burton serving as executive producer and director of several episodes of the debut season of the series. Steve Stark and Andrew Mittman are other executive producers along with Kevin Miserocchi, Charles Addams, Kayla Alpert, Jonathan Glickman, Gail Berman, Tommy Harper and Kevin Lafferty. MGM Television is the studio behind the series.


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