Jenna Ortega goes Rogue in X-Males parody sketch on Saturday Evening Stay
Jenna Ortega is slowly turning into the poster woman for darkish, twisty, and gothic leisure. Between X, Scream IV, Wednesday, and the second season of Netflix’s You, the starlet has carved out a profession path within the style, and expressed her ideas on being typecast in horror roles. It solely is sensible that she would proceed to play the function of angsty teenagers making an attempt their greatest on Saturday Evening Stay (SNL) on March 11, slipping into the portrayal of Rogue from the X-Males.
Properly, not precisely. Whereas the mutant isn’t within the sketch per se, Ortega’s persona is clearly modelled after her, taking the type of Zena Nutrino, a psychic and scholar at “Professor Zander’s Academy for Extraordinary Youngsters”. Becoming a member of her is Mikey Day because the parody of Professor X, the college’s chief who calls for that she learns to regulate her energy, very similar to the character within the X-Males movies.
As an alternative of battling evil, nonetheless, the pair is caught on a Faculty vs. Faculty quiz present, the place Zena and one other scholar Knockout, performed by Molly Kearney, sq. off towards regular West Grove Excessive college students. As anticipated, chaos unfolds, and issues rapidly go south — not solely does Zena thinks the Shakespearean quote “to be or to not be” is from the character “Toby”, Professor Zander finally ends up unleashing his personal psychic talents after screaming at his college students. The end result? A mind lifeless trainer on the opposite aspect of the set. Speak about having no chill!
It’s all fairly amusing, and followers will be capable of spot a few apparent nods to the merry mutants all through the Saturday Evening Stay skit. For many who need to revisit Ortega’s viral dance in Wednesday, comedy group Please Don’t Destroy obtained it down on tape but once more, however do word that the footage received’t be accessible in some international locations, by which case, a VPN is your greatest good friend.
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This text was first revealed in Geek Tradition.