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‘Jessica Jones’ Star Krysten Ritter to Make Directorial Debut in Marvel Show’s Third Season

Netflix series recently began production in New York

“Jessica Jones” star Krysten Ritter will make her directorial debut in the upcoming season of the Marvel series.

The third season is currently in production in New York. Melissa Rosenberg will return as showrunner.

“I am beyond thrilled to make my directorial debut on ‘Marvel’s Jessica Jones,'” Ritter said in a statement on Wednesday. “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.”

The second season of the Marvel/Netflix series featured a female behind the camera for every episode.

Ritter stars as the titular superhero, along with Rachael Taylor as Trish Walker, Carrie-Anne Moss as Jeri Hogarth and Eka Darville as Malcolm Ducasse. Showrunner Melissa Rosenberg executive produces, as does Marvel’s Jeph Loeb and Jim Chory. “Jessica Jones” is produced by  Marvel Television in association with ABC Studios for Netflix.