Jessica Jones Release Date Announced
Marvel fans don't have to wait long for the next live-adaptation Netflix series. The comic book-inspired series Jessica Jones
will premiere on Netflix on November 20th. Marvel Entertainment used their official Twitter
pages to make the announcement on Thursday morning.
The upcoming Netflix show
is based on the Marvel comic book series Alias
by Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Gaydos. It stars Krysten Ritter (from Breaking Bad
) as the title character, David Tennant (yes, that David Tennant) as Kilgrave, Mike Colter as Luke Cage, Rachel Taylor as Trish Walker, and Carrie-Anne Moss as Harper.
will notably be Mike Colter's first appearance as Luke Cage before he gets his own Netflix series. After the hit Daredevil
premiered in April, Jessica Jones
is the second of four of Marvel's Netflix series to debut, followed by Luke Cage
and Iron Fist
. These shows will lead into the series The Defenders
that will star the four heroes teaming up.
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In Jessica Jones
, the title character is a former superhero working as a private investigator in New York after experiencing a tragedy. She will be dealing with the darker side of the ex-superhero life, including issues like self-loathing and PTSD. Showrunner Melissa Rosenberg has promised fans that Jessica Jones
will be edgy and suspenseful, and feature a flawed and damaged title character.
All 13 hour-long episodes of Jessica Jones
will be available on November 20th for fans to binge-watch at their discretion.