Wednesday spoilers follow
A Wednesday-centric story was always going to be an intriguing premise. More time with our favorite dark and twisted member of the Addams Family? Yes please.
Wednesday definitely delivered, as promised, an indulgent helping of weird and wonderful as it opened up the mind of arguably the most mysterious Addams. It took viewers on a long and winding tale of murder mystery as Wednesday sought to uncover who was maiming and killing the people of Jericho. Naturally, like Wednesday (Jenna Ortega), we went looking for clues.
The show dug in a few twists for its finale, leaving fans guessing who this mysterious text came from, but we’ll definitely need more than speculation to satisfy our curiosity. The most obvious solution is another season, but will there be one? Here’s everything we know about Wednesday season two.
Potential Wednesday Season 2 release date: When is it back?
As is Wednesday was only billed for one season, but all those loose strings suggest the creators have a future in mind that extends beyond a solo release.
In an interview, series co-creator Alfred Gough discussed the possibility of expanding the franchise, saying:
“Miles (Millar, his fellow creator) and I talk about it amongst ourselves. There’s definitely more you can explore in the world of The Addams.”
While Gough’s sentiment is fairly general and could lead to exploration of other Addams stories, it seems highly unlikely that the duo will leave Wednesday’s story unfinished.
The only thing that could be a sticking point is the audience response to the show. Netflix Deities only respond to clicks, so if you want to hear more from Ortega on Wednesday, keep streaming.
Wednesday Season 2 Cast: Who Will Return?
It’s unfathomable not to have Wednesday and his right-hand man Thing back for a season two, so hopefully Ortega (and Thing hand Victor Dorobant) will be keen to reprise their roles.
Joining her is linked to her almost love interest Xavier Thorpe, played by Percy Hynes White. Pushed back but not forgotten, the poor guy may actually have a chance now that Tyler is out of the picture.
Where is he? The last time we saw Wednesday’s kind of boyfriend become the villain of the play, he was detained, but something tells us the throaty growl he let out at the end could lead to an escape. If so, we expect to see Hunter Doohan return as Hyde for season two.
Also joining the cast should be the following:
• Emma Myres as Enid Sinclair
• Joy Sunday as Bianca Barclay
• George Farmer as Ajax Pertroplus
• Naomi J Ogawa as Yoko Tanaka
• Jamie McShane as Sheriff Donovan Galpin
• Luis Guzman as Gomaz Addams
• Catherine Zeta-Jones as Morticia Addams
• Isaac Ordonez as Pugsley Addams
• Fred Armisen as Uncle Fester
Christina Ricci’s fat Mrs. Thornhill could make a possible comeback as she hasn’t quite succeeded in her ambitions (more on that below).
Gwendoline Christie’s Larissa Weems may have bitten the big one but there was something a little ambiguous about her death. It’s possible she could return, after all resurrections are a thing in this world and her story seemed somewhat cut short.
That said, the Sand seller (which Christie also stars in) has been renewed for a season two, so there could be potential scheduling conflicts. Fingers crossed it’s not because Christie is addictive as Lucifer and Weems and we need to have both!
The fate of poor Doctor Kinbott was not so ambiguous. Slashed and nicked, Riki Lindhome’s character likely didn’t survive Hyde’s attack, so likely won’t be back for season two.
Wednesday Season 2 Plot: What Will Happen?
We mentioned the loose ropes and the boys being left flapping in the breeze. Wednesday’s discovery that her boyfriend was the monster that terrorized Nevermore is the kind of grief she didn’t seem to relish, despite her penchant for pain. As a double dose of betrayal, he was controlled by the favorite teacher, Mrs. Thornhill, who turned out to be a bitter normie who had an ax to grind with the outcasts.
We doubt Tyler will continue to be his controlled “pet,” but we’re pretty sure he escaped, and even more sure he’ll resurface in Wednesday’s life. As friend, lover or foe, that is yet to be determined.
On a few occasions, the show’s name has dropped the ominous presence of the Morning Songs, a cult group led by Bianca’s mermaid mother, capable of attracting new members.
Bianca was coerced by her mother into agreeing to join them in order to strengthen their persuasive appeal. There’s definitely room and headroom to elevate them to main villain status in season two. Watch this place.
One thing that definitely needs clearing up is the mystery texter. Shortly after Xavier offers her brand new phone, Wednesday receives a cryptic and threatening text message with pictures of herself.
The sender, well, it’s unknown, but it’s just the kind of danger that’s sure to set Wednesday’s soul on fire. It’s also something that’s sure to help keep the wheels of a season two story moving.
Wednesday Season 2 Trailer: When can I watch it?
Sigh. We’re going to be waiting for a long time, but if Wednesday has taught us anything so far with its persistent investigation, it’s that patience will pay off.
We will of course be at the forefront of all the latest Wednesday updates so keep checking. In the meantime, feel free to indulge in the awesome Season 1 trailer above.
All episodes of Wednesday are available to stream now on Netflix.