Netflix users are decrying a “pointless” moment starring in a new series on Wednesday.
The new series, which released earlier this month, is a prequel to The Addams Family and follows the character played in the films by Barry Sonnenfeld, directed by Christina Ricci.
The starring role in the show that receives critical acclaim is Jenna Ortega, whose credits include X and the latest Scream sequel.
But it’s the death of another character that leaves fans disappointed by the show’s ending.
In fact, many viewers agree it was unnecessary and are demanding that the character return in season two.
Spoilers follow – you have been warned*
in the WednesdayLarissa Weems (Gwendoline Christie), principal of Nevermore Academy, is killed.
Speak with diversity About the series, showrunners Alfred Gough and Miles Millar said that Christie “was such an amazing soldier” after discovering the news.
“She loved it because it felt very surprising,” they said, adding; “She was totally on board for that.”
However, viewers didn’t share the same opinion as Christie and deemed Larissa’s death a missed opportunity.
“The only death I didn’t think was necessary was Weems – like she really didn’t have to die, it felt so pointless,” complained one fan. Another said: “The death of Weems was very disappointing. “
“I’ll need her to bring her back to life ASAP,” wrote one fan of the “iconic” character, while another said, “Any chances of her coming back?” Make ’em up, idk, just bring ’em back!!”
Another viewer agreed rather enthusiastically, “I DON’T KNOW WOW AND I DON’T CARE BUT I NEED LARISSA WEEMS ALIVE AND WELL NEXT SEASON.”
Wednesday is now available to stream on Netlifx. The show has become a huge hit for the streaming service, which The IndependentJacob Stolworthy’s predictions could mean bad news in the long run.
https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/tv/news/wednesday-season-2-jenna-ortega-b2236741.html Wednesday, Season 2: Netflix users denounce ‘senseless’ death scene in new Addams Family series