And the award for the most terrifying performance at the MTV Movie & TV Awards 2022 goes to Jenna Ortega for her great performance in the horror film Scream. She tried the role of Tara Carpenter in the movie.
The MTV Movie & TV Awards take place each year to honor various films, TV shows and performers. This was the 30th edition of the awards. The award ceremony was hosted by Vanessa Hudgens and Tayshia Adams.
Jenna Ortega won the scariest performance at the 2022 MTV Movie & TV Awards
American actress Jenna Ortega won the award for best scary performance at the MTV Movie & TV Awards 2022. Earlier this year, Ortega also starred in Ti West’s retro-style slasher film called X who was also nominated in the Most Frightening Performance category with Ortega’s co-star Mia Goth nominated.
The other nominees in the category were Kyle Richards for Halloween KillsMillicent Simmonds for A quiet place part IIand Sadie Sink for Fear Street: Part Two 1978.
Jenna has starred in several horror movies
We have to say that in the last two years, Jenna Ortega has made a pretty big impression on the horror genre. Recently, she appeared in Studio 666 which is a horror comedy film developed by Dave Grohl and his band Foo Fighters.
In the past, Ortega has starred in films as well Insidious - Chapter 2 and Babysitter: Killer Queen. In addition, she was cast in the Netflix thriller series You.
Jenna pays homage to Drew Barrymore as “Scream”
In the fifth Scream, Jena’s character was compared to Drew Barrymore’s Casey Becker in the original film. During an interview with Fun tonightOrtega talked about doing justice to the character and now, with her win at the MTV Movie & TV Awards, we think she did a good job.
The 19-year-old told the press: “The thing with this is the Drew Barrymore scene, Casey Becker is one of my all-time favorite scenes in cinema. Also, it couldn’t have been more perfect, so it’s hard because I know that all the Scream movies of that time were kind of a repetition or a play on that stage. “
Jenna added: “So I wanted to make this one different, but it didn’t look like I was trying to steal it. I could never do that. I wanted to make it my own, but I also wanted to make sure that the recognition and respect for Drew and Wes and Kevin were there and ended. ”
The Locked in the middle alum concluded by saying: “I know people are very critical because this has set such a standard, being the first scene of the franchise and being so iconic. It’s something I think Scream The community is very critical and very hardcore, and I just didn’t want to disappoint anyone. “
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