We’re still basking in the glow of Marvel’s Jessica Jones this weekend, wondering if Netflix’s super-heroine will follow Daredevil‘s lead with a Season 2 renewal, but there may be a complication. According to showrunner Melissa Rosenberg, Netflix’s big Defenders teamup might take precedence over a second run on Jessica Jones.
As Marvel fans the world over take in Netflix’s Jessica Jones this weekend, newfound fans of Jessica’s best friend Patsy “Trish” Walker (Rachael Taylor) may be surprised to learn that the series almost featured Carol Danvers instead, better known as our future Captain Marvel.
Anticipation for Marvel’s Netflix Jessica Jones will reach a fever pitch in the next few days, but once upon a time, showrunner Melissa Rosenberg nearly got the series off-ground at ABC, before Marvel ever started planning Netflix Defenders. So, what might have been different, and where might the Netflix Jessica Jones go in Season 2?
Following up on the news that Cabin in the Woods co-writer and director Drew Goddard will be the showrunner for Marvel's Daredevil series coming to Netflix, Deadline reports that Melissa Rosenberg, the screenwriter of all five of the Twilight films, will be in charge of the Marvel/Netflix Jessica Jones series.
Rosenberg was attached to the series in its original incarnation on ABC, which never came to fruition. She has other experience in comics-based TV, though, having written several episodes of The WB's Birds of Prey series.
TV: According to Melissa Rosenberg ABC's upcoming A.K.A. Jessica Jones series will take place in Marvel's Avengers-centric movieverse.
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