Krysten Ritter Sam Heughan Actors on
Krysten Ritter Sam Heughan Actors on

How 'Jessica Jones,' 'Outlander' Sex Scenes Move Shows' Relationships Forward

TV sex scenes might appear steamy to viewers, but the actors who perform them on-screen don’t always feel the heat. “Jessica Jones'” Krysten Ritter and “Outlander’s” Sam Heughan said there’s no pleasure in shooting sex scenes, while chatting for Variety and PBS’ “Actors on Actors” series.

“I don’t like doing sex scenes, but with Jessica, I always felt like the sex scenes came from such a place of character and strength so it always made sense to me,” said Ritter, who plays the title character on Netflix’s “Jessica Jones.”

“I never thought of them as being anything that spectacular.”

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