Friday, August 25, 2017

Friday's Headlines - MARVEL/ABC Developing 'JESSICA JONES-Esque' Show

An unspecified "Jessica Jones-esque" television series is in development at Marvel Television for ABC, according to Marvel Senior VP of Original Programming, Karim Zreik. Zreik revealed that while speaking at the Edinburgh TV Festival on Thursday.

Netflix's Jessica Jones was originally an ABC show - back in 2010, showrunner Melissa Rosenberg developed the show for ABC's 2011-2012 TV season but the network passed on the project.

Zreik also said that Marvel Television wants to produce a comedy show, specifically referencing the successful Guardians of the Galaxy movie as a guide.

An unspecified "Jessica Jones-esque" television series is in development at Marvel Television for ABC, according to Marvel Senior VP of Original Programming, Karim Zreik. Zreik revealed that while speaking at the Edinburgh TV Festival on Thursday.

Netflix's Jessica Jones was originally an ABC show - back in 2010, showrunner Melissa Rosenberg developed the show for ABC's 2011-2012 TV season but the network passed on the project.

Zreik also said that Marvel Television wants to produce a comedy show, specifically referencing the successful Guardians of the Galaxy movie as a guide.