Every director for the second season of Netflix’s superhero jawn Jessica Jones will be a woman, reports Variety. Melissa Rosenberg, the series showrunner, confirmed the hirings at a talk Friday at UC-Annenberg, but didn’t say any of the directors by name.
Things didn’t work out for Luke Cage and Jessica Jones, so Cage has moved uptown. Like many comic book super heroes before him, he’s here to clean up the neighborhood.
Last year Netflix hiked up its subscription rates for new members but, in a merciful gesture, allowed existing customers to continue paying the same prices. But come May 2016, that Buffy the Vampire Slayer binge will cost you an extra two dollars per month whether you’re a longtime addict—err, I mean subscriber—or a…
Despite the enthusiastic response to Netflix’s Jessica Jones—the whiskey-swigging, doesn’t-give-a-bag-of-dicks Marvel heroine we so dearly needed—she has remained strangely absent from comic-book stands. Now, however, Marvel plans to correct this oversight with an upcoming series featuring Jones as the lead character.
New rumors abound about how Spider-Man makes his entrance in Civil War. Neal Scanlan teases the aliens of Rogue One. You probably won’t see Iron Fist hit Netflix this year. Plus, teases for Jewel Staite’s Legends of Tomorrow character, and a first look at Killer Frost and Deathstorm on The Flash. Behold, Spoilers!
Marvel’s live-action adaptations have a fantastic track record. Great action, a willingness to taken even some truly bizarre comic book heroes and turn them into relatable figures, and so on. But there’s one area they usually falter in: their villains. That is, until they completely nailed it with Jessica Jones.
Plenty of media narratives touch on trauma and recovery nowadays, and PTSD has become a common trope. But in real life, everybody deals with trauma differently—and Marvel’s new series Jessica Jones actually shows the vast array of responses that people can have to traumatic events.
Jessica Jones, the second of Netflix’s original series drawn from Marvel comics, is the smartest entry into television’s already crowded cast of superheroes. Created by Melissa Rosenberg, best known for writing the Twilight movies, and starring the sardonic Krysten Ritter, the show is a slow unravelling of a familiar…
There are certain hallmarks of fictional private investigators: They’re hard-drinking, gravel-voiced, and tortured by their pasts. More rarely do they have superpowers, and even more rarely are they women. Jessica Jones is all of the above.
If you have an obsession with simple beauty of Pantone chips—which, why wouldn't you—then these are the Easter eggs for you. They were created by designer Jessica Jones of How About Orange, and they look so good that it almost seems a shame to crack ‘em open and eat them. True, they might be a little high-minded for…