Jenna Ortega Leaves "Scream 7": A Career Turn for the American Star

Jenna Ortega exits "Scream 7" due to scheduling conflicts, continuing her successful career and participation in other projects

Jenna Ortega
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Key Points:

  • Jenna Ortega left the "Scream 7" project due to a schedule conflict
  • Her involvement in the series "Wednesday" is the key reason for her departure
  • Her acting journey from adolescence to success on the big screens

Popular American actress Jenna Ortega has left the "Scream 7" project, just a few days after another actress, Melissa Barrera, exited the film.

The reason for Barrera's dismissal was her social media posts about the conflict between Israel and HAMAS.

Ortega, who played the role of Tara Carpenter, had to leave the franchise due to schedule conflicts.

According to information from Mirror, her involvement in the filming of the second season of the Netflix series "Wednesday" was the key reason for her departure.

Additionally, Jenna needs to finish work on Tim Burton's "Beetlejuice 2", the filming of which was suspended due to the SAG-AFTRA strike.

Jenna Ortega, born on September 27, 2002, in Coachella Valley, California, began her career as a child actor.

She became famous after playing the role of young Jane in the series "Jane the Virgin" and for her leading role as Harley Diaz in the Disney Channel series "Stuck in the Middle", for which she received an Imagen​​ Award.

Her early roles included participation in movies like "Iron Man 3" and "Insidious: Chapter 2", which contributed to her success on the big screen​​.

Ortega is also known for her work in the teenage drama "The Fallout" (2021), and her roles in horror films "Scream" and "X" established her as a "scream queen".

In 2022, she began playing the role of Wednesday Addams in the Netflix series "Wednesday", for which she was nominated for prestigious awards such as the "Golden Globe", "Emmy", and Screen Actors Guild Awards​​.

Interestingly, Ortega is not only a talented actress but also has an interest in perfumery.

She became one of seven global talents representing Gris Dior, and emphasizes how important scent is in her daily life​​.


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