“Come fall, it’ll be a year since Jessica Jones stepped into the MCU. Netflix and Marvel are great at keeping secrets and there’s been virtually no updates on the progress of the second season. Jessica Jones Season 2 wasn’t officially confirmed until January. Details about casting changes and plot twists are sparse, but Bloomberg was able to catch up with EP Melissa Rosenberg this week and she revealed Jessica Jone s Season 2 is scheduled to start production in 2017.
Right after the first season of Jessica Jones was released, Rosenberg also revealed to CinemaBlend that The Defenders has to start filming by a certain time, contractually. “Will it be before The Defenders or after? I’d certainly love it to be before but there are things that play into that — time, availability,” she added.
It’s too early for spoilers, but we can still make a few predictions based on the way Season 1 left off and small tidbits from the creative team. Rosenberg gave Deadline a few hints on new story arcs, but said she’d like to expand on the current cast.
“[Trish] is one of the characters that I’m looking forward to exploring, and pushing to new territory, and the world is our oyster on that one. We can go anywhere we want with it and there’s a lot of mythology behind her.”
Rosenberg is referring to Hellcat, Trish’s superhero alias. In the series, Trish isn’t known to have mystical powers like she does in the comics. However, in both universes she’s a trained martial artist. Trish (aka Patsy Walker) urged Jessica to use her powers to do good and helped take down Killgrave in Season 1.
Now that Killgrave is out of the picture, Jessica Jones needs a new villain…”