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Marvel’s ‘Jessica Jones’ Bosses Talk Power Reduction, ‘Daredevil’ Comparisons

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick 4 days ago
AMC / Marvel / Netflix
Netflix’s appearance at the TCA press tour didn’t yield an official premiere date for Marvel’s Jessica Jones, though showrunner Melissa Rosenberg was only too happy to share Netflix’s next Defender. Not only do we have a sense of how Jessica Jones’ powers will translate to the MCU, but also how the second series will distinguish itself from the darker Daredevil.

Marvel’s ‘Jessica Jones’ Confirms Late 2015 Netflix Premiere Date

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick 6 days ago
Netflix
Development on the second season of Marvel’s Netflix Daredevil has somewhat overshadowed Jessica Jones in recent months, but with the latter still angling for a 2015 release, Netflix has finally stepped up to confirm our second Defender. In lieu of an official date, Jessica Jones has been confirmed for a fourth-quarter 2015 premiere .

‘Doctor Who’ Star David Tennant Joins Animated ‘Chew’ Adaptation

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by Britt Hayes June 21, 2015 @ 11:55 AM
Anthony Harvey, Getty Images / Image Comics
The acclaimed Image comic series Chew is getting its own movie adaptation — well, an animated one, anyway. The Walking Dead’s Steven Yeun and The Guild’s Felicia Day have already joined the voice cast for the upcoming film, which just added another familiar geek favorite: former Doctor Who star David Tennant.

Marvel’s ‘AKA Jessica Jones’: First Look at David Tennant’s Purple Man

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick April 14, 2015 @ 10:50 AM
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Now that Marvel’s Netflix Daredevil has come and gone, kicking off the first of our Defenders toward an inevitable teamup, focus shifts to the second installment in AKA Jessica Jones. We’ve seen Krysten Ritter milling about on set as the titular super-heroine, but take a look at Doctor Who favorite David Tennant in the villainous role of Marvel’s “Purple Man”!

Marvel’s ‘AKA Jessica Jones’ Adds Rachael Taylor as “Hellcat” Patsy Walker

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick January 29, 2015 @ 4:17 PM
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Marvel’s upcoming ‘AKA Jessica Jones’ has opened up casting floodgates in advance of its ‘Daredevil’ predecessor even premiering a trailer for its April 10 Netflix debut, and now another name has joined the ranks. ‘Transformers’ and ‘Crisis’ star Rachael Taylor has been cast in the ‘AKA Jessica Jones’ role of Patsy “Trish” Walker, alternately known as Marvel superhero Hellcat.

Marvel’s ‘AKA Jessica Jones’ Casts David Tennant as the Villainous “Purple Man”

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick January 26, 2015 @ 12:41 PM
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Marvel’s ‘Daredevil’ has yet to release a frame of footage from its forthcoming Netflix TV series, but that hasn’t stopped followup series ‘AKA Jessica Jones’ from pushing forward. Not only do we know ‘Who’ the major villain of the Krysten Ritter super-detective drama will be, but David Tennant himself will portray the mysterious purple baddie.

'Gracepoint' First Look: FOX's 'Broadchurch' Remake Releases First Photo

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick February 14, 2014 @ 12:25 PM
BBC
The jury's out if FOX's upcoming 'Broadchurch' remake, 'Gracepoint,' can live up to the standard set by its predecessor, even after keeping its leading man, David Tennant, in the central role, but at least we have an idea of what FOX's remake looks like. Take a gander at a familiar-looking Tennant and 'Breaking Bad' star Anna Gunn in the first look at FOX's 'Gracepoint'!

FOX 'Broadchurch' Remake 'Gracepoint' Adds Nick Nolte

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick December 23, 2013 @ 12:13 PM
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We're still tepidly curious to see what FOX comes up with in remaking UK breakout 'Broadchurch' as 'Gracepoint' with 'Doctor Who' star David Tennant once again in the lead, though at least its supporting cast continues to garner attention. Nick Nolte is the latest famous name to take up residence in 'Gracepoint,' but who from the original story will he play?

New 'Doctor Who' 50th Anniversary Minisode: Daleks Attack on "The Last Day"

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick November 20, 2013 @ 12:41 PM
BBC
The BBC's last precursor to Saturday's 'Doctor Who' 50th anniversary special surprisingly brought back series star Paul McGann for "The Night of the Doctor," but will the second short fill in the last pieces of the puzzle? Count down to "The Day of the Doctor" with the latest 'Doctor Who' minisode "The Last Day," featuring some old enemies, and a new glimpse of the Time War!

'Breaking Bad' Star Anna Gunn Joins FOX's 'Broadchurch' Remake, 'Gracepoint'

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick November 18, 2013 @ 1:41 PM
BBC / AMC
We weren't altogether surprised to learn FOX would adapt UK breakout drama 'Broadchurch,' even poaching series lead David Tennant to recreate his character from the original version, though now the remake has a few shockers to its name. Not only will FOX's version go by the name 'Gracepoint,' but 'Breaking Bad' star Anna Gunn will take the lead role opposite Tennant, joined by Oscar-nominee Jacki Weaver.