A multi-faceted actress with a classic beauty and magnetic presence, Krysten Ritter has crossed mediums with an impressive body of work in film, television, theatre, writing, producing, music, and fashion design.
Krysten currently stars as Jessica Jones in the gritty Netflix original series, Marvel’s Jessica Jones, which premiered in November 2015. The psychological drama centers on an ex-Super Hero whose dark past comes back to haunt her. The show is currently in production on its second season, and she will also reprise her role in the Netflix event series Marvel’s Defenders.
Krysten Ritter is also well-known for her critically acclaimed turn as Jane Margolis on AMC’s hit series, Breaking Bad and as the titular character in cult favorite and critical darling Don’t Trust the B—— in Apartment 23 for ABC.
Other credits include Veronica Mars, Refuge, Life Happens (which she co-wrote and co-produced), The Blacklist, She’s Out Of My League, Vamps, and Confessions of a Shopaholic.
On the feature side Ritter was most recently seen opposite Amy Adams in Tim Burton’s newest film Big Eyes, a drama centered on the awakening of the painter Margaret Keane and Alex Ross Perry’s critically acclaimed indie Listen Up Phillip opposite Jason Schwartzman, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival.
Her theater credits include Neil LaBute’s Heart of the Matter at the Lucille Lortel Theatre, Zach Braff’s All New People at Second Stage, Rajiv Joseph’s All This Intimacy, which played at Second Stage Uptown, and The 24 Hour Plays at the Signature Theatre.
Creator and Showrunner of Jessica Jones, Melissa Rosenberg is one of Hollywood’s most versatile, sought-after storytellers, and one of the most successful female screenwriters of all time.
Additional television credits in Rosenberg’s diverse range include four seasons as both Head Writer and Executive Producer of the Showtime original series, Dexter, where her work helped earn the prestigious Peabody Award, three Emmy nominations, three Writers Guild of America Award nominations, and two Golden Globe nominations for Best Drama Series. Her additional credits include Ally McBeal, The O.C., Party of Five, Boston Public, The Agency, The Magnificent Seven, and most recently as Creator and Showrunner of ABC’s Red Widow, which was also produced under her Tall Girl Productions banner.
Her film credits include all five screenplays for the vampire romance phenomenon, The Twilight Saga, which grossed more than $3 billion worldwide. She also wrote the hit dance film, Step Up, which launched a multi-film franchise.
Rosenberg’s Tall Girls Production projects in the works include: Sleepless on Hulu adapted from the novel Black Moon by Kenneth Calhoun; The Mighty Camilla, an original single-camera comedy by newcomer Allison Keissling; and Scarpetta, based on the hugely popular novels by Patricia Cornwell.