Warning: This story contains spoilers from season 1 of Wednesday.It’s always the ones you least suspect? After bringing Wednesday Addams to life as a child, Christina Ricci turned it up a notch with her shocking performance in Netflix’s Wednesday.The actress previously got her breakout role playing the moody child in 1991’s The Addams Family and its sequel, Addams Family Values.
Ricci later gushed about the influence that the experience had on her.“Well, those movies have clearly had the biggest impact on my career and life,” she told the A.V.
Club in June 2018. “I spent a lot of my childhood working on them and promoting them, and I’ve spent the rest of my life talking about them.”The Yellowjackets star added: “So, both of the Addams Family movies, they’re huge in my history, and Wednesday, I feel very inextricably bound to her, because I feel, like, who can say how much influence being that person at that age for the amount of time that I was her, the amount of positive reinforcement from playing that character.
It’s like a chicken-or-egg debate: Did I influence her as a character, or did she as a character influence my personality?”Netflix later developed their own iteration, which explored the iconic character as a teenager at Nevermore Academy.Read more on usmagazine.com