Horror fans are quite devastated after the rumors making rounds about Scream 7. There’s a mix of excitement and apprehension about Jenna Ortega’s return for the seventh installment of the horror franchise. Her role as Tara Carpenter is a fan-favorite character, and her rise to fame after Wednesday has only added to that.

But reports suggest that she won’t be returning for Scream 7 which has caused disappointment in the fandom.

Jenna Ortega- A Star on the Rise

Jenna Ortega as Wednesday Addams
Jenna Ortega as Wednesday Addams

Jenna Ortega‘s success after starring in Tim Burton’s take on the Addams family character has been astronomical. Her Wednesday dance was a worldwide phenomenon and a key pop culture moment. This has opened several doors for her.

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She is committed to various projects at the moment. She has also been filming an upcoming second season of her hit show. The Stuck in the Middle star is also set to appear in the movie The Baby, which is about a woman who gets haunted by a possessed doll.

Ortega has been an important part of the Scream franchise. She appeared in the fifth and the sixth installment of the series.  The young actress has managed to create a loyal fanbase.

Her hard work and dedication to give her best at playing Wednesday has certainly paid her off.

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Scream 7– Will Jenna Ortega be returning?

Jenna Ortega as Tara Carpentar
Jenna Ortega as Tara Carpenter

As per reports, it’s quite unlikely that Ortega would be resuming her role as Tara Carpenter. But being one of the biggest stars in the series as of now, it is hard to say if she will be written off in Scream 7.

The major reason for the ongoing discussions regarding Ortega’s possible absence from the film is unclear. Her commitment to other projects is a possible explanation. But her fans are torn on the matter.

Jenna Ortega
Jenna Ortega

The polarizing response on the matter is concerning. While a few fans understand that she can have a busy schedule and engagements can be unavoidable, few have expressed disappointment and sadness. 

In either case, only time will tell whether or not Ortega will be part of the movie. What remains clear here is that her absence will lead to some major disappointments.

Scream 7 will be released sometime in 2024.

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Source: Collider

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