The rise of Jenna Ortega in the world of film and television has been notable, establishing herself as one of the most sought-after young stars in Hollywood in recent years. Although many initially recognized her for her role in the series Jane the virgin- 100%, it was his transition into film, particularly the horror genre, that has cemented his status in the industry.
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He also had a supporting role in the successful production You – 91%, until making the leap to the big screen with notable success. She appeared in comedies such as ¡Hoy si! – 45% and dramas like The Fallout – 95%, but it was the horror genre where he really started to shine. Titles like The Babysitter – 69%, X – 98% and Scream – 78% show their versatility and ability to tackle challenging roles.
But it was her interpretation of Merlina Addams in the series Merlina – 69% from Netflix, directed by Tim Burton, which catapulted her to world fame. Her performance was so impactful that not only did she receive critical acclaim, but she was also nominated for a Golden Globe for her performance. Her semi-improvised dance in the series also went viral, increasing her popularity and showing the world her multi-faceted talent.
Amid this success, reports are emerging that Jenna could return for Scream 7, continuing her role as Tara Carpenter. In accordance with The Wrap (via The Direct), Jenna Ortega said she is committed to her participation in Scream 7, despite having a very busy schedule. This news has generated excitement, as Jenna has proven to be a force to be reckoned with in the horror genre. With Warner Bros. eager to finish Beetlejuice 2 and Jenna committed to the second season of Merlina, her schedule is more than busy. Despite this, it seems that the actress is willing to commit to the seventh installment of the iconic horror franchise.
scream has seen a resurgence since its revitalization in 2022, and the next chapter promises to be as exciting as the previous ones. However, with the duo of Radio Silence, Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett, outside of the project, the direction will be led by Christopher Landon. This presents a unique opportunity for the franchise, as Landon has a history in the genre and could bring a new twist to the saga.
The franchise has been synonymous with Neve Campbell, who has played Sidney Prescott since the first film in 1996. Her absence in Scream 6 – 81% was notable and many fans were looking forward to his return. However, with Jenna Ortega gaining such prominence, the dynamic has changed. Although fans want Campbell’s return, Jenna has proven that she has what it takes to take the franchise forward.
A promising career
It is evident that Jenna Ortega He is Hollywood’s rising star. She has multiple projects on her plate, including Death of a Unicorna film with Paul Ruddand other projects with artists such as The Weeknd and Barry Keoghan, his career is constantly on the rise. Additionally, her role as executive producer on the upcoming season of “Wednesday” shows her growth not only as an actress, but also as a force behind the camera.
The challenge now is to balance your busy schedule with your commitments in Scream 7. With so many projects waiting in the wings and the WGA and SAG strikes on the line, it’s uncertain how their schedule will play out. However, one thing is for sure: with her talent and charisma, Jenna Ortega is an actress to watch out for, and her return to “Scream 7” only solidifies her position as the new queen of the Hollywood scream.
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