'Jessica Jones' Is Only Hiring Female Directors for Its Second Season
When it comes to Netflix shows, we can definitely get behind Jessica Jones, the gritty Marvel series that follows the eponymous superhero played by Krysten Ritter. But it just got even better: Showrunner Melissa Rosenberg has announced that season two will feature only female directors for every single one of its 13 episodes.
While the show debuted firmly advocating for strong women, with its critically acclaimed portrayals of a complex female lead, female friendship, and tough topics like sexual assault and resulting post-traumatic stress disorder, Rosenberg's powerful move for the coming season ups the game and challenges the norm even more. It also highlights the gender disparity behind the camera in the TV and film industry...
Read more at Glamour.