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Melissa Rosenberg

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  1. 'Jessica Jones' Showrunner on Defying Female Superhero Tropes: "She Was Never Going to Play the Honey Pot"

    5:00 am 6/20/2016

    "She was never going to put on the tight bandage dress and heels and go and seduce the guy she needs information from," Melissa Rosenberg tells THR of crafting the lead character of the Netflix series.Read more

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  2. Drama Showrunner Roundtable: 6 Top TV Bosses on Fighting for Diversity, Getting Pigeonholed and Casting "A—holes"

    6:45 am 6/6/2016

    Six of television's top drama series bosses — Sam Esmail, Julian Fellowes, Nina Jacobson, Marti Noxon, Melissa Rosenberg and John Ridley — open up about the stories that made them genuinely nervous, the things they still can’t believe they got past the network censors and the ongoing inequities of being anyone other than a privileged white male.Read more

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  3. 'Jessica Jones' Showrunner on Casting Krysten Ritter for the Role: "You Gotta Believe She Can Kick Ass"

    4:30 am 6/6/2016

    Melissa Rosenberg says the show's lead character "was never going to play the honey pot. She was never going to put on the tight bandage dress and heels and go and seduce the guy she needs information from."Read more

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  4. 'Jessica Jones' Showrunner Reveals the Scene That Landed Her on a Nazi Hate Site

    3:00 pm 5/12/2016

    "The one I thought was really going to get the most flak was the abortion story; the one that actually got the most, much to my horror and disappointment, was the interracial relationship," said Melissa Rosenberg in THR's Showrunner Roundtable. Read more

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  5. Drama Showrunner Roundtable: Nina Jacobson, Sam Esmail Talk Casting Chris Darden, 'Mr. Robot'

    11:22 am 5/11/2016

    John Ridley, Julian Fellowes, Marti Noxon and Melissa Rosenberg also weigh in on the challenges of finding the right actors for certain parts.Read more

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  6. Melissa Rosenberg to Oversee Marvel's Jessica Jones Series for Netflix

    6:55 pm 11/12/2013

    The "Twilight" screenwriter was previously attached to develop "AKA Jessica Jones" at ABC.Read more

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