Wednesday is the new pop culture sensation from Netflix, but the hit show might already be facing a devastating controversy in the form of its star Percy Hynes White’s alleged misconduct. The fandom is now worried about Jenna Ortega’s safety after numerous allegations of sexual harassment came to light.
In other news, Starz reveals that the story of Jamie Fraser and Claire Randall is officially coming to a close with an eighth and final season of Outlander. Check out these stories and more in today’s news roundup from around the speculative fantasy world.
All the changes between The Last of Us TV show and video game
The Last of Us is already being hailed as the most perfect adaptation of a video game in history, but even if we acknowledge that the producers have got every single thing right about the narrative and its characters, it’s an undeniable fact that this isn’t going to be a one-for-one retelling of the story. In case you’re already confused about all the subtle changes between the two entities, we’ve got you covered. Here’s a breakdown of every change in the first hour of The Last of Us on HBO from the first hour of The Last of Us on PlayStation.
The story of Claire and Jamie on Outlander will end with the show’s eighth season
The crew of Outlander is currently busy shooting the seventh season, which will consist of 16 episodes after the short season six. A lot of fans were worried that this might be the final run, but Starz has just put those concerns to rest by announcing that Jamie and Claire will indeed return for an eighth time in a 10-episode final season. It’s unclear if creator Diana Gabaldon will be able to publish the last book before season 8, but we’re hoping that she reveals the ending to the producers either way.
Jenna Ortega fans are concerned for the star’s safety after her co-star faces abuse allegations
Percy Hynes White, who portrays Xavier in Netflix’s Wednesday, is facing serious sexual abuse allegations and Twitter is once again banding together to take the decision out of the company’s hands. In addition, fans are concerned over Jenna Ortega’s safety, who has had to spend a lot of time in close proximity to the actor. Folks have even unearthed an instance in the press tour where White touches Ortega’s chest. This story is still developing, so we’ll keep you updated if we hear anything else from the people involved.