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On a very special Girls on Film, "Marvel's Jessica Jones" executive producer Melissa Rosenberg sits down with Roth Cornet and Alicia Malone to discuss her work in the entertainment industry. Here, we discuss Bella as a heroine and "Twilight" as a feminist franchise. Rosenberg offers a fascinating take as the writer of each script in the series of films. You can also listen to the show in its entirety below, where we do a deep dive on "Jessica Jones" and discuss how women can help themselves in this buisness. Listen to the full discussion on iTunes Here! Take a look at the full "Twilight" discussion below in which Rosenberg offers the three key things everyone entering the entertainment buisness needs to know: Chat with us on Twitter! Melissa: @tallgirlmel Roth: @RothCornet Alicia: @AliciaMalone »
- Roth Cornet
It’s no secret that Marvel and Netflix danced around the decision to order a sophomore season of Jessica Jones, perhaps in fear that it would clash with the former’s plans for the planned Defenders universe. But as lead star Krysten Ritter noted before, the inaugural season ended in such a way that there was plenty of story left to tell regarding New York’s no-nonsense private eye.
Low and behold, the stars aligned only a fortnight ago when Marvel and Netflix officially greenlit Jessica Jones season 2, bringing Ritter, Melissa Rosenberg, Rachael Taylor, Mike Colter and Carrie-Anne Moss back to Hell’s Kitchen in early 2017.
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But which direction will Rosenberg pursue? Mooted reports of David Tennant’s Kilgrave returning reared their head only last week, though such a return would naturally present some logistical problems. By all accounts, with Alias Investigations now up and running once more, »
- Michael Briers
On a very special Girls on Film, Marvel's Jessica Jones executive producer Melissa Rosenberg sits down with Roth Cornet and Alicia Malone to discuss the dynamic Netflix series and what's ahead for Season 2. You can also listen to our full show below where we discuss "Twilight" as a feminist franchise, how women can help themselves working in this industry and more! Note: We spoke with Melissa two days before the renewal. We've followed up with her and she says that they're very excited and working on figuring how it's all going to work together now! In the segment above we focus on the choices that were made for Killgrave, and how they top this incredible villain. Quick Comic Spoiler Ahead: In a follow-up email with Rosenberg, we asked why she'd made on significant change from the comic origin. In the book, The Purple Man (Aka Killgrave, with two Ls in »
- Roth Cornet
When Netflix dropped the first season of their latest Marvel series, Jessica Jones, on November 20, many viewers finished it before Thanksgiving. To comic books fans, the rest of us were just catching up. The show pulled a lot from Brian Michael Bendis’s Alias series, including Jessica (Krysten Ritter)’s relationship with Luke Cage (Mike Colter) […]
- Fred Topel
On a very special Girls on Film, Melissa Rosenberg sits down with Roth Cornet and Alicia Malone to discuss the dynamic Netflix series and what's ahead for Season 2. You can also listen to our full show below where we discuss "Twilight" as a feminist franchise, how women can help themselves working in this industry and more! Note: We spoke with Melissa two days before the renewal. We've followed up with her and she says that they're very excited and working on figuring how it's all going to work together now! Chat with is here or on Twitter. https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/girls-on-film-podcast-no./id1050039665?i=361086293&mt=2 Roth: @RothCornet Alicia: @AliciaMalone Miri: @MiriTheJedi »
- Roth Cornet
On this week’s episode Alicia and Roth sit down with ‘Jessica Jones’ creator Melissa Rosenberg. They dive deep into the issues that surround Women in Hollywood, dissect ‘Jessica Jones’ and where ‘Twilight’ stands as a feminist franchise. Subscribe to Alicia's channel Here! Subscribe to Miri's channel Here! As always, you can subscribe to the Girls on Film Podcast over at the iTunes Store, where you can also rate us and comment on us. »
- Matt Perez-Mora
It might be said that many of us love Netflix at the moment and, yes, I mean love. A sublime selection of programmes, films, originals and more have been gracing the streaming service and we’ve all been winners for some of the best television in years. Let alone the first series of Jessica Jones, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Daredevil, House of Cards, Master of None… and that’s just some I can think of right now. We’ve all found our favourites.
2016 is set to be another huge year for the Netflix folk, with Marvel’s Jessica Jones getting a second series; and casting on the highly-anticipated series Black Mirror. Anyway, enough of me, here’s your info:
- Dan Bullock
David Tennant's Kilgrave was definitely one of the best things about the first season of Jessica Jones, and there are many who are hopeful that the nasty villain will return for the recently announced second season. Showrunner Melissa Rosenberg was asked if there's any chance he will be back for the sophomore season of the Netflix series during the TCA press tour, and she didn't completely... Read More »
- Jesse Giroux
With season 2 of Jessica Jones now confirmed, we’ve now got a lot of questions that need answering, as Marvel and Netflix gave us next to no details when they announced the news. One thing that people are wondering about is whether or not we’ll finally see Hellcat appear, but there’s something else that also needs to be addressed. And that’s if we can expect David Tennant to return as the villainous Killgrave.
It’s no secret that the character was perhaps the best villain we’ve seen from Marvel yet, but as we all know, he met his maker at the end of season one when Jessica snapped his neck. However, this being the Marvel Universe, anything is possible and it would be foolish to rule out Kilgrave re-appearing for the series’ sophomore outing.
In fact, showrunner Melissa Rosenberg was asked about this very thing during the TCA press tour, »
- Josh Wilding
The actors and writers behind “Marvel’s Jessica Jones” didn’t necessarily set out to contribute to the conversation around rape, sexual assault and consent, but on Sunday at the Television Critics Association press tour, executive producer and showrunner Melissa Rosenberg said she is glad that the show is part of that increasingly urgent dialogue.
“We never walked into the writing room going, ‘We are now going to take on rape and abuse and feminism,'” Rosenberg said at the TCA panel for the Netflix drama, which was picked up Sunday for a second season. “We walked in telling a story for this character. And by being true to her character, it was true to the issues.”
“What’s so special about how Melissa has tackled some of the issues that [the media] picked up on, is that, [she’s] never didactic with it,” said Rachael Taylor, who plays Jessica’s best friend, Trish Walker. »
- Maureen Ryan
Again, if you still haven't seen the finale of Jessica Jones, major Spoilers beyond this point. So in the closing moments of the last episode, Jessica manages to trick Kilgrave into believing he has control over her again, lures him in, and snaps his neck. It's a pretty unambiguous end for the villain, who is clearly shown laying on the ground, dead as a dodo. But this being Marvel and Kilgrave being a super-powered character who has cheated death once before... you just never know! During the TCA press tour, showrunner Melissa Rosenberg was asked if there was any chance Tennant would reprise the role for season 2, and without confirming or denying, she did seem to suggest there was at least a possibility. "I mean, if you have David Tennant you want him around forever," she admitted. "He's such an extraordinary actor and one of the loveliest people you'd ever »
Surprise, surprise, one of the most talked about Netflix shows of last year is getting a second season. At the TV Critics Association winter press tour, it was confirmed by Netflix that the Marvel series, "Jessica Jones," will be getting a second season (via Collider). Following the confirmation, the series showrunner, Melissa Rosenberg, spoke a bit about what fans can expect from the continuation of Jessica's journey.
“I just want to continue with her character. She’s a very damaged character, her damage goes beyond Kilgrave (the season 1 villain played by David Tennant). There’s a lot to mine from in her backstory and in her present day situation, so I think we’ll find something.”
While the first season of the series closed off in a very satisfying way, it was really just the beginning. Her business finally got its secretary, and she was ready to move forward. Of course, »
- Joseph Medina
Netflix, the world's leading Internet TV network, today announced premiere dates for several upcoming comedy series and kids series, the renewal of its acclaimed drama Marvel's Jessica Jones and casting on the highly-anticipated series Black Mirror. British star Gugu Mbatha-Raw (Beyond the Lights, Concussion and Doctor Who) and Canada's Mackenzie Davis (The F Word, Halt & Catch Fire and The Martian) have been cast in lead roles in one of the episodes of the Netflix original series Black Mirror. Owen Harris (Kill Your Friends) will direct the episode. Created and written by Charlie Brooker, the series is produced by House of Tomorrow, and Charlie Brooker and Annabel Jones serve as executive producers.
Netflix also announced that Marvel's Jessica Jones will return for a second season. Currently streaming its first season on Netflix, Marvel's Jessica Jones is a suspenseful, edgy look into the life of Jessica Jones, one of the most popular »
Netflix has announced that Marvel's Jessica Jones will return for a second season. Currently streaming its first season on Netflix, Marvel's Jessica Jones is a suspenseful, edgy look into the life of Jessica Jones, one of the most popular new Marvel characters of the last decade. After a tragic ending to her short-lived Super Hero stint, Jessica Jones is rebuilding her personal life and career as a private investigator in New York City's Hell's Kitchen neighborhood.
Critics' Choice award nominee Krysten Ritter (Jessica Jones) is joined by an amazing cast including David Tennant (Kilgrave), Mike Colter (Luke Cage), Rachael Taylor (Trish Walker), Carrie-Anne Moss, Eka Darville, Erin Moriarty, and Wil Traval, among others. The series is executive produced by series showrunner Melissa Rosenberg (Twilight, Dexter) and Liz Friedman (Elementary), along with Jeph Loeb (Marvel's Daredevil, Lost, Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.).
Marvel's Jessica Jones is the second of four Netflix original series', »
The season one cast of Marvel's Jessica Jones also includes David Tennant (Kilgrave), Mike Colter (Luke Cage), Rachael Taylor (Trish Walker), Carrie-Anne Moss, Eka Darville, Erin Moriarty, and Wil Traval. It is executive produced by series showrunner Melissa Rosenberg and Liz Friedman, with Jeph Loeb.
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It took a little longer than with Daredevil, but Netflix has finally renewed Jessica Jones for a second season. The first was met with overwhelmingly positive reviews, and Marvel fans have been waiting on tenterhooks ever since it debuted last November for this news. Melissa Rosenberg will be returning as showrunner, and while an air
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- Josh Wilding
Marvel's series of Netflix shows have been striking a chord with viewers and critics alike, and today, they've announced Jessica Jones will be back for another season amidst the rumors that Jon Bernthal's Punisher will also be getting a series. Come inside to learn more.
During the Television Critic's Association press tour today, Netflix was on hand to talk up some of their upcoming original series (giving release dates for Orange is The New Black among others). While there, they also confirmed that Jessica Jones, which debuted a few months ago, will officially be back for a second season. It'll comprise of 13 episodes, bringing Krysten Ritter and showrunner Melissa Rosenberg back for more.
Did you get the memo? Marvel's #JessicaJones is back for Season 2, only on Netflix. pic.twitter.com/RPXkREmCgx
— Jessica Jones (@JessicaJones) January 17, 2016
On top of this, yesterday came the rumor that Marvel was so happy with »
- firstname.lastname@example.org (Jordan Maison)
Melissa Rosenberg praises media for addressing the issues but says Netflix show’s themes emerged naturally in the course of building character
Jessica Jones, the new Netflix series based on the popular Marvel comic-book character, has been heralded by many critics for going above and beyond genre tropes to tackle complex themes of rape and addiction.
Related: Jessica Jones: shattering exploration of rape, addiction and control
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- Nigel M Smith in Pasadena
After a critically acclaimed first season, it was no surprise that Netflix renewed “Marvel’s Jessica Jones” for a second season during its presentation at the Television Critics Association press tour in Pasadena, Calif. on Sunday morning.
Intel on Season 2 was sparse at the show’s panel, since, per Marvel TV boss Jeph Loeb, “We learned about the pickup when you guys learned about it, so we’re at that stage of just going ‘yay!'”
Showrunner Melissa Rosenberg did shed a little light on her hopes for Season 2 after the panel, telling reporters, “I think I just want to continue with her character. She’s a very damaged character and her damage goes beyond Kilgrave [David Tennant]. There’s a lot to mine from in her backstory and in her present day situation. I think we’ll find something.”
Rosenberg shared that she doesn’t know when work on the new season will start, »
- Laura Prudom
It’s been a big weekend for Marvel this week. Yesterday we heard that the studio would be giving The Punisher his own spinoff series on Netflix, and today, we have even more exciting news. Though it shouldn’t really surprise anyone, Jessica Jones has finally been confirmed for a second season.
It was really just a matter of time in regards to when we’d get a confirmation, as the series premiered to excellent reviews and a lot of love from fans last year. Right from the start people had been asking for a second season and there was never really a doubt in anyone’s mind that we would get one.
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Now, though, it’s been confirmed. The only details we have at this point, however, are that it will be a 13 episode affair and that Melissa Rosenberg will be back as showrunner. »
- Josh Wilding
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