Netflix announced at the Television Critics Association that the new Marvel superhero series will premier later this year.
Jessica Jones is the first female superhero to star in her own Marvel project.
Hollywood Reporter wrote that “Jessica Jones” will be very different from “Daredevil”, but the two shows will have the same mythology, according to showrunner Melissa Rosenberg.
Krysten Ritter will star in “Jessica Jones”, taking on the role of a former superhero suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder who starts her own detective agency. Mike Colter will take on the role of Luke Cage, David Tennant will play Kilgrave / The Purple Man, Carrie-Anne Moss will play Harper and Rachael Taylor will take on the role of Trish “Patsy” Walker.
The series official release date is yet to be announced however it will consist of 13 episodes and will most likely premier in November or December.
Marvel and Netflix partnered to deliver five different shows to the streaming service. Netflix recently announced that it plans to present a new Marvel superhero series every six months.