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Published On: Fri, Aug 24th, 2018

‘Jessica Jones’ season 3 loses Melissa Rosenberg to Warner’s DC television

Jessica Jones creator Melissa Rosenberg is exiting Netflix Marvel’s TV series ahead of the third season after serving has showrunner.

Deadline reports Rosenberg has signed an overall deal with Warner Bros. TV, where she’ll develop projects alongside DC Comics series like ArrowThe Flash, and Supergirl.

Rosenberg said in that statement: “All of my attention remains with the extraordinary cast, writers and production team of ‘Marvel’s Jessica Jones,’ until the completion of Season Three. It continues to be a career highlight working with my partners at Marvel Television and Netflix. We’re extraordinarily grateful to the viewers who have supported us every step of the way on Jessica’s journey, which is so beautifully realized by Krysten Ritter and the amazing cast including Rachael Taylor, Eka Darville and Carrie-Anne Moss. We have so many talented storytellers in every area of this show, who I’m honored to call friends and collaborators. As I look ahead after this season, I’m thrilled that I will be able to explore new projects with the talented team at Warner Bros. Television and push myself in new challenging creative directions.”

THR added that Rosenberg was “ready to move on,” which translates to more pressure from Marvel and opens her up to opportunities to land a big film project.

Rosenberg served as head writer on Dexter for three years between 2006 and 2009, which is what fans know as the years when Dexter was good…really good.

Ritter will be helming an episode for Season 3. to which the actress has stated “I am beyond thrilled to make my directorial debut on Marvel’s Jessica Jones. The entire crew and cast has become family to me, and I’m so appreciative of the opportunity to work with our incredible team in this new way. I am so grateful that Melissa Rosenberg, Jeph Loeb, Marvel, and Netflix entrusted me to take the reins.”

Details on season 3 have been released yet as the story will focus on Jessica dealing with he death of her mother and the falling out between her and Trish Walker (Rachael Taylor). Trish underwent some experimentation during season 2 and will transition now to her Marvel alter-ego Hellcat.

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