Krysten Ritter stars as a retired superhero who opens her own detective agency
Netflix has announced that Marvel’s Jessica Jones will launch in full on November 20 at 8.01am GMT.
Jessica Jones is the streaming giant’s second series featuring a popular Marvel character following Daredevil, which launched in April and quickly became one of Netflix’s biggest hits.
Former Breaking Bad actress Krysten Ritter stars in the 13-episode series as Jessica Jones, a retired superhero who opens her own detective agency. David Tennant will play the series’ main villain, Kilgrave, while The Matrix actress Carrie-Anne Moss has been cast as Harper, who is described as “a no-nonsense woman who could prove a powerful ally to Jessica”.
Meanwhile, Rosario Dawson is set to make a guest appearance during the season as Claire Temple, her character from Daredevil. Million Dollar Baby actor Mike Colter will play Luke Cage, a man with a mysterious past who could become a potential love interest for Jessica Jones, and Aussie actress Rachael Taylor has been cast as her best friend, Patricia “Trish” Walker.
Melissa Rosenberg, who adapted the Twilight novels for the big screen, has developed the series and serves as its executive producer and show runner. Alongside the launch date announcement, Netflix has released a teaser for the series – watch below.