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Marvel’s ‘AKA Jessica Jones’ Officially Drops the ‘AKA’

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick June 9, 2015 @ 12:51 AM
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Marvel’s Netflix Jessica Jones series added a bit of distinction in titling itself AKA Jessica Jones alongside the addition of Krysten Ritter, but unlike Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Marvel has decided to let simplicity prevail. Periods be damned, the second Defenders series will henceforth be known as Marvel’s Jessica Jones.

Marvel’s ‘AKA Jessica Jones’ Reveals ‘Luke Cage’ in Set Photos

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick April 14, 2015 @ 5:53 PM
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Earlier today we caught our first look at David Tennant’s “Purple Man” from the set of Marvel’s AKA Jessica Jones, the latest Netflix Defenders entry to follow Daredevil, but the New York production has a much more Power-ful Man to show off. Meet Marvel’s Luke Cage in new set photos of Mike Colter playing our first hero for hire!

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’: First Photos Look Suspiciously Like Krysten Ritter

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick February 6, 2015 @ 9:58 AM
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Marvel’s ‘Daredevil’ at last hit the streets with its first official footage this past week, but Krysten Ritter’s ‘AKA Jessica Jones’ is hot on Matt Murdock’s trail, beginning production in The Bronx. See what Krysten Ritter looks like as a character who looks like Krysten Ritter, in the first Krysten Ritter photos of Krysten Ritter looking like Krysten Ritter!

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.

Marvel’s ‘Luke Cage’ Officially Casts Mike Colter for ‘AKA Jessica Jones’

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick December 22, 2014 @ 2:33 PM
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The recent run of casting for Marvel’s ‘AKA Jessica Jones’ Netflix series brought with it news that ‘Luke Cage’ would first appear in a majorly supporting role, before graduating to his own ‘Defenders’ lead-in series. Now, Marvel has officially confirmed actor Mike Colter will don the yellow shirt and gauntlets as street-level hero-for-hire ‘Luke Cage.’

Comic Strip: Casting For ‘Suicide Squad,’ ‘Doctor Strange,’ Jessica Jones and More

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by Jacob Hall December 8, 2014 @ 2:10 PM
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ScreenCrush’s Comic Strip is a weekly roundup of the hottest superhero movie/TV news items. From Marvel to DC and points in between, if it pertains to costumed comic book heroes, we’re covering it here, bringing you our expert analysis. This week, Warner Bros. reveals an insane ‘Suicide Squad’ cast, Benedict Cumberbatch gets confirmed for ‘Doctor Strange,’ and ‘Fantastic Four’ finally reveals a synopsis.

Marvel’s ‘Jessica Jones’ Confirms Krysten Ritter, Gets Intriguing New Title

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick December 5, 2014 @ 4:56 PM
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Just yesterday saw Krysten Ritter emerging as the frontrunner for Marvel’s ‘Jessica Jones’ Netflix series, with Mike Colter somewhat less certain to be our ‘Luke Cage,’ and today Marvel has officially followed suit to confirm Ritter’s role as the superpowered private detective. Not only that, but the Netflix series to follow ‘Daredevil’ has a shiny new title, becoming Marvel’s ‘AKA Jessica Jones.’

Marvel’s Netflix ‘Jessica Jones’ Casts Krysten Ritter, Mike Colter Eyed for ‘Luke Cage’

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick December 4, 2014 @ 4:01 PM
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Though Marvel’s Netflix ‘Daredevil’ has yet to reveal an image of its titular hero in costume, we’d recently learned the second of the ‘Defenders’ series, ‘Jessica Jones’ had begun its casting search. We were split between ‘True Detective’'s Alexandra Daddario and ‘Breaking Bad’'s Krysten Ritter, but the latter seems to have won the role, with ‘The Following’'s Mike Coulter potentially acting as our ‘Luke Cage.’