'Orange Is The New Black' Director Helms First Episodes Of Marvel's Jessica Jones

Film and television director S.J. Clarkson has been confirmed as the director of the first two episodes of the Netflix official series Marvel’s Jessica Jones. Clarkson, known for her previous work on such notable shows as Orange is the New Black, Bates Motel and Dexter, also served as an Executive Producer on the premiere episode.

"S.J.'s vision of the material is spectacular. She drew performances from our cast that are nothing short of remarkable," said Jeph Loeb, Head of Marvel Television. "When the world gets to know Jessica Jones' name it will be in no small part from S.J.'s sparkling talent. We can't wait to work with her again."

Marvel’s Jessica Jones
After a tragic ending to her short-lived super hero stint, Jessica Jones is rebuilding her personal life and career as a detective who gets pulled into cases involving people with extraordinary abilities in New York City.

Marvel's Jessica Jones is produced by Marvel Television in association with ABC Studios for Netflix. The series stars Krysten Ritter as Jessica Jones, David Tennant as Kilgrave, Mike Colter as Luke Cage, Rachael Taylor as Patricia “Trish” Walker, and Carrie-Anne Moss. Marvel’s Jessica Jones is Executive Produced by series Showrunner Melissa Rosenberg (Twilight, Dexter) and Liz Friedman (Elementary, House) along with Jeph Loeb (Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D, Marvel's Daredevil), who also serves as Marvel’s Head of Television.

Prepare to uncover Jessica's world of Alias Investigations when Season 1 of Marvel’s Jessica Jones premieres with 13 one-hour episodes on November 20th, 2015 at 12:01am PT (USA) / 08.01am GMT (UK) in all territories where Netflix is available.

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