Is Jenna Ortega not returning for ‘Scream 7’ due to ‘Wednesday’ schedule?

Jenna Ortega won't be returning for 'Scream 7' due to scheduling conflicts with her new project 'Wednesday', a Tim Burton-directed Netflix series.

It looks like Jenna Ortega won’t be making a return for ‘Scream 7’ after all. The young star, who portrayed Tara Carpenter in ‘Scream 5’, won’t be reprising her role in the upcoming sequel due to scheduling conflicts with her new project, ‘Wednesday’.

According to The Dish, Jenna’s commitment to filming the upcoming Tim Burton-directed Netflix series has forced her to pass on the opportunity to return to the slasher franchise. It’s a bummer for ‘Scream’ fans who were hoping to see her character’s story continue, but it’s not uncommon for actors to have to make tough choices when it comes to their career opportunities.

‘Wednesday’ is a new coming-of-age series that puts a fresh spin on the Addams Family universe, with Jenna set to play the iconic character Wednesday Addams. With such an exciting project on the horizon, it’s understandable that Jenna would need to prioritize her time and energy on this new venture.

It’s always hard to see a beloved character written out of a franchise, but it’s part and parcel of the unpredictable world of Hollywood. However, Jenna’s decision means that she’s now free to fully commit to her role in ‘Wednesday’, which could potentially open up even more opportunities for her in the future.

As disappointing as it may be for ‘Scream’ fans, it’s clear that Jenna Ortega is making the best choice for her career. And who knows – maybe there will be a chance for her to return to the ‘Scream’ franchise in the future. In the meantime, we’ll be eagerly anticipating her performance as Wednesday Addams in the upcoming Netflix series.

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