Gwendoline Christie as the schoolhouse principal, Larissa Weems. Larissa Weems is a force to be reckoned with.
She’s the school principal of Nevermore Academy, which means she has to protect the unusual students from the ordinary citizens of the city, and find a peaceful balance with them.
On her shoulders rests the daunting task of protecting unusual students and finding a peaceful balance with the ordinary citizens of the city.
Of course, it was the HBO project based on the books by George R.R. Martin that made her widely famous. She later appeared in the “Star Wars” trilogy of sequels, the films “The Hunger Games: The Mockingbirds. Part 2,” “The Personal History of David Copperfield” and in Netflix’s video game adaptation “The Sandman.”
Playing director Larissa Weems in “Wednesday” was a departure from some of Christie’s previous roles: In particular, her character has no dialogue until near the end of the film.