Wednesdayone of the most recent series of Netflix, continues to break records. Although it was released less than a month ago, the story of Wednesday Addams, who is part of the Addams Family, does not stop adding hours of transmission. To the point that it has surpassed, in that record, one of the most successful proposals on the platform, Dahmer and nears another achievement of the service of streaming, stranger things.
This production tells how Wednesday Addams discovers various psychic abilities, while he sets his sights on a series of murders that have occurred around him, with Nevermore Academy as the epicenter of much of what happens in history. Wednesday not only does it have a striking plot, but it also revives part of one of the most representative franchises in pop culture.
This is done hand in hand Tim Burton, recognized for his ability to create atmospheres and develop characters, through a marked, own, authorial aesthetic. All this, among other factors, come together in production and explain part of its success in terms of hours broadcast. It is already the third most watched series on Netflix.
Wednesdaythe second most watched English-language show on Netflix
Good reviews do not always accompany film and television projects in terms of the number of tickets sold or broadcast hours within the different broadcasting services. streaming. Nevertheless, Wednesday represents a case in which both issues converge: good comments go hand in hand with the enormous amount of views and exposure time.
This was learned through information shared by Comic book. The portal specialized in pop culture had access to a Netflix document detailing that last week, from December 5 to 11, Wednesday added a total of 269 million broadcast hours. What does this imply? From its premiere until last Sunday, the series accumulates 1,022 million hours issued.
That number puts her ahead of Dahmeranother of the successes of this year within Netflix, and brings it closer to the 4th season of stranger things, which ranks second. In this way, it is installed as the second most important English-speaking show on the service. The first, within this list of series with the most hours broadcast on the platform and without taking the language into account, has it the squid gamewith 1,650 million hours watched.
It must be remembered that the premiere of Wednesday It took place on November 23. Less than a month away, its rise on Netflix is sustained and it is not ruled out that it manages to climb a few more positions on the list of series with the most hours broadcast. This is influenced by multiple aspects, from the prestige of Tim Burton as a director to the presentation of an attractive story that revives a classic franchise, The Addams Family.
Another aspect that has attracted attention in relation to Wednesday is the development that the character of Thing had, the hand that is part of The Addams Family. In times when many issues are produced through CGI or the use of visual effects is exaggerated, behind this hand there was an actor, Victor Dorobantu.
Before this experience, Victor Dorobantu had not had much contact with acting. He is a friend and was considered for the role because of the characteristics of his hands and his ability to move them at will. This was known through a behind the camera. It is part of the secrets of a production that in the coming days will continue adding more broadcast hours. It remains to be seen how far it will go.