Just because the new season of Jessica Jones isn’t hitting this year doesn’t mean that Krysten Ritter isn’t going to be busy in the near future. According to Ritter, she’s slated to film Jessica Jones season 2 almost as soon as she finishes her part in The Defenders miniseries.
“They’ll be back-to-back,” said Ritter during an interview with Digital Spy. “I don’t know if they’ll overlap a little bit.” Ritter noted that she’s already started training to reprise her role, but she declined to state whether she will be making a guest appearance in Luke Cage or Iron Fist before The Defenders miniseries brings them all together with Daredevil as they face a common enemy.
However, Ritter did drop a few interesting tidbits about where Jessica is after the first season of her series. There are spoilers ahead if you’re not caught up with Jessica Jones!
“I’m excited to see what happens next for Jessica, and the end of season one left a lot of doors open and questions unanswered,” related Ritter. “Kilgrave was her reason for getting up every morning. Saving people gave her purpose. I wonder how emotionally taxed she’s going to be now. That opens a lot of doors as to who will come out and play. We all live in the same universe, so there are endless possibilities.”
The ending of Jessica Jones’ first season suggested that the title character had gained a very public reputation as a heroine despite her continued inner turmoil. Perhaps Jessica will be changed again after her team-up in The Defenders. Jessica can more than hold her own with her fellow Netflix superheroes, so we’d love to see her come out of The Defenders with a new perspective about herself.
Netflix has not set a premiere date for The Defenders or Jessica Jones season 2, but a 2017 premiere seems likely for both projects.
What do you want to see from Jessica Jones in The Defenders and the second season of her own show? Let us know in the comment section below!
Kilgrave’s mind control exists in nature!
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