Outside of the films, the character also appears in the novelization of Final Destination 3.In the film, Wendy is depicted a high school student from the fictional town of Mc Kinley in Pennsylvania, and is one of the survivors of the Devil's Flight roller-coaster derailment.had previously auditioned for the second film, won the role because she brought emotion and character that impressed Wong and Morgan.
Additionally, in 2011, franchise producer Craig Perry stated that he "believes" both Wendy and her sister Julie are in fact, dead.
Wendy lived in Mc Kinley, Pennsylvania, with her sister Julie Christensen. She was dating Jason Wise, and was friends with Kevin Fischer and Carrie Dreyer. Wendy and her friends celebrated at the amusement park for their senior field trip.
She is headstrong and stubborn and always desires to help people, even when they don't necessarily want help.
She changes a lot throughout the seasons, starting off as a somewhat naive girl to a more mature and considering person due to many events in her life.
The character is portrayed in the film as an emotional, obsessive-compulsive "control freak" who becomes depressed over the course of the film as she fails to save the lives of those around her.
Although her fate at the end of the film remains ambiguous, it's implied that she is the tenth and final survivor to die.
Wendy, Kevin and Julie believe they have managed to escape death, but five months later, during a chance reunion, Wendy receives another premonition that foretells their deaths in the subway crash.
Her attempts to stop the subway are for naught, as the film cuts to black, with sounds of the train derailment being heard, just as she runs towards the exit door.
Wendy appears in the novelization of Final Destination 3.