In a new Netflix series, the actress plays a teenage version of the sardonic Addams Family character who, she said, “won’t let anyone get in her way.”

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To play Wednesday Addams, Jenna Ortega had to learn many new skills, including archery and cello. “Everyone in my close circle knows what that cello did to me,” she said

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Luis Guzmán and Catherine Zeta-Jones, right, play Wednesday’s parents, Gomez and Morticia, who met at the boarding school Wednesday is forced to attend

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To play Wednesday Addams, Jenna Ortega had to learn many new skills, including archery and cello. “Everyone in my close circle knows what that cello did to me,” she said

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“She had very good instincts,” Tim Burton (left, during production of “Wednesday”) said of Ortega. Burton directed the series’s first four episodes.

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Jenna Ortega has been locked in a basement with a corpse in “X.” She has shot a serial killer to death in “Scream.”

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She has shredded a satanic cult member with a boat propeller in “The Babysitter: Killer Queen.”

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“My Wednesday has this concealed confidence,” Ortega said on a bright Sunday afternoon earlier this month, her long, dark brown hair whipping in the breeze on a video call as she strolled through downtown Salt Lake City, holding her phone in front of her.

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