'Jessica Jones' season 2 update
Actress Krysten Ritter arrives at The Weinstein Company & Netflix Golden Globe After Party in Beverly Hills, California, January 10, 2016. Reuters/Danny Moloshok

Netflix’s original series “Jessica Jones” has been renewed for a second season. But the show does not return before 2018. Actress (Krysten Ritter) herself admits that filming for season 2 does not start until the studio is done with the first instalment of “The Defenders.” Nonetheless, spoilers are out hinting Luke Cage (Mike Colter) will return to continue his on-and-off relationship with Jones in the series' upcoming season.

The romance between Jessica Jones and Luke Cage remains no mystery. Viewers previously saw the two getting romantically involved with each other, before Cage learned that it was Jones who killed his wife Reva (Parisa Fitz-Henley). However, it was later revealed that Reva was actually killed by Killgrave (David Tennant), Jones being only a pawn to his mind-controlling powers. Killgrave apparently had influenced Jones to do the dirty deed for him. Later, Luke realises that there was nothing Jessica could do against Killgrave’s unparalleled powers after he himself was mind-controlled by Killgrave.

“Jessica Jones” showrunner Melissa Rosenberg talked to the Hollywood Reporter last year about Jessica and Luke’s relationship. It has never been about the duo’s love story, Rosenberg said. She explained that Luke was thrown in only to make Jessica’s character more prominent in the series. She added that it was important to reveal Luke’s backstory in order to explain why Jessica was such an emotional wreck, according to the Hollywood Reporter.

Also, Rosenberg did not clearly state if Luke Cage will have role in “Jessica Jones” season 2 but instead hinted on a possibility. She said she is yet to discuss about the same with “Luke Cage” showrunner Cheo Hodari Coker.

"I also have, in my second season, one of the writers on Luke Cage, so in terms of moving forward with what has happened in Luke's story, with season two — not that that's as relevant to Jessica's story this season. But it's all connected, and it's all very important. So Cheo and I haven't had a lot of face time, but we've passed each other in this," Rosenberg said, according to the Hollywood Reporter.

“Jessica Jones” season 2 is expected to return in spring 2018 in the US. Meanwhile, the character will be seen this year in another Netflix original, Marvel's “The Defenders” alongside the Daredevil (Charlie Cox), Iron Fist (Finn Jones) and Luke Cage. The first season of “Jessica Jones” is currently available for viewing exclusively on Netflix.