"Jessica Jones" Gets Green Light for Second Season

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Jessica Jones is coming back for a second season. Netflix made the announcement earlier this month at the Television Critics Association press tour in Pasadena.

Not much information was available at the show's panel. Marvel TV boss Jeph Loeb explained.

“We learned about the pickup when you guys learned about it, so we’re at that stage of just going ‘yay!'” he said.

Following the panel, showrunner Melissa Rosenberg offered a few tidbits of information about the second season of Jessica Jones for 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,” she said.

Adding that she doesn't know when Jessica Jones season two will start, Rosenberg says she plans to continue using ideas from the Alias series of comics by Brian Michael Bendis. That's where Jessica Jones--the character--first appeared.

“I will always use as much as I possibly can from the comic book,” she said, noting that they’ll have to allow for some changes given the differences in the mythology between the Marvel comics and ongoing Marvel Cinematic Universe. “The MCU is very different in terms of its mythology. In the books, everyone knows superheroes are walking around, there’s a lot of things building toward Secret Wars. We’re probably not going to be able to do a totally parallel storylines. But I take every little piece I can because it’s so good.”

Did you catch the first season of Jessica Jones on Netflix yet? Are you excited to learn a second season will soon be in the works?

Jessica Jones stars Krysten Ritter as Jessica Jones, as well as Mike Colter as Luke Cage, Rachael Taylor as Trish Walker, Wil Traval as Will Simpson, Erin Moriarty as Hope Shlottman, Eka Darville as Malcolm Ducasse, Carrie-Anne Moss as Jeri Hogarth, and David Tennant as Kilgrave.

Kimberly Ripley
Kimberly Ripley is a freelance writer and published author from Portsmouth, New Hampshire. A wife, mom of five and 'Nana' to Lilly and Aiden, she loves cooking for her big family and watching HGTV in her spare time. Kim is guilty of starting way more home design projects than she can finish. Visit her at Twitter and Facebook.