NETFLIX star Jenna Ortega has taken on a creepy new look after landing the lead role of Wednesday Addams.
But before taking the place of the sour-faced teenager, the former Disney star looked far more welcoming.
Fans have said she looks unrecognizable in a series of snaps taken six years before her big break from the new Tim Burton show on Netflix.
The world’s eyes are on the baby-faced 20-year-old actress after she landed the role of an unfortunate daughter in the new series The Addams Family.
Donning Wednesday’s trademark braids and stone face, armed with her morbid one-liners, it’s hard to believe that Jenna once played the role of Harley Diaz in Disney’s Stuck in the Middle.
The 20-year-old first made a name for herself before she graduated from elementary school on a children’s channel.
She then took on another girlish role, playing young Jane in the comedy-drama Jane the Virgin.
The star then passed on her skills to Iron Man 3 when she appeared as the VP’s daughter in 2013.
The following year, Jenna landed a role on the hit web series Know-It-All Nina, where she capitalized on her teenage charm.
She then starred in the 2015 Netflix sitcom Richie Rich as the protagonist’s playful sidekick.
Jenna also voiced the popular Disney series Elena of Avalor.
Her charming looks combined with her explosive personality made her a hit with viewers around the world.
But as she teetered on the threshold of adulthood, her career opportunities as an actress began to mature along with her.
Jenna starred as Phoebe in the horror sequel The Nanny: Killer Queen, giving viewers a taste of her diversity.
She then played Ellie Alves in the second season of the Netflix thriller You in 2019, again using her youthful appearance to portray a younger character.
The Latina then dabbled in dark roles after appearing as Tara Carpenter in Scream, a role she will reprise in Scream 6, which debuts in 2023.
In a prime example of art-mimicking life, Jenna now looks more gothic after earning her place as Wednesday.
The glamorous actress even came to the premiere of the show in an image that the Addams Family could be proud of.
She rocked the red carpet in a stunning black Versace dress with a thigh-high slit and black gothic veil.
The 20-year-old said she “just felt it appropriate” to pay homage to her character while riding the tails of her fame.
Jenna seemingly banished her sweet personality to fully immerse herself in the role, shocking fans with her sophisticated, albeit creepy, new look.
Through her successful career, Ortega has been able to amass an extensive net worth – and is estimated to have $3 million stashed away.
She’s set to explore Wednesday’s life as she grows older, trying to master her supernatural powers in a new series while drawing influence from several actresses who have played a teenager.
Wednesday, starring Catherine Zeta-Jones, Luis Guzmán and Isaac Ordóñez, was released on November 23, 2022.