“Jessica Jones” Adds Three New Characters To Roster

By Kitin Miranda | 3 years ago
“Jessica Jones” Adds Three New Characters To Roster
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Netflix’s “MARVEL’s AKA Jessica Jones” has welcomed three more new cast members, as announced just recently on the official MARVEL website. Read on to learn more about the exciting new characters added to Netflix’s “MARVEL’s AKA Jessica Jones.”

The official site reported that  actors Eka Darville, Wil Traval, and actress Erin Moriarty are the latest additions to the roster of talents. They will join Krysten Ritter, who plays the titular Jessica Jones and David Tennant, who will be portraying the villain Killgrave, as reported on Movie News Guide earlier.

Darville, an actor who was recently seen in the latest episode of Fox’s breakout hit “Empire,” as Ryan Morgan. Here, he will be portraying a man named Malcolm, a neighbor of Jessica Jones (Krysten Ritter), whose life and story coincidentally is “intertwined” with hers. Moriarty will l be portraying a young client of the new private investigator, named Hope. The actress has also appeared in several other television projects such as “One Life To Live”, “Red Widow” and “True Detective”.

Moriarty will l be portraying a young client of the new private investigator named Hope. The actress has also appeared in several other television projects such as “One Life To Live,” “Red Widow” and “True Detective.”

Last but not least, Traval will be portraying a New York Police Department officer who takes his job very seriously. Aside from this, Traval has also appeared in various other projects, such as “All Saints,” “Rescue Special Ops,” and “Red Widow.” He also portrayed the roles of the Sherriff of Nottingham and Keith in the television show “Once Upon A Time.”

The show centers around the former superheroine Jessica Jones (Krysten Ritter), who retires from being a superhero to become a private investigator whose cases involve people with superhuman abilities. Jessica will be joined by future husband and Defender Luke Cage (Mike Colter); good friend and future superheroine Patricia “Patsy” Walker (Rachel Taylor), who later on becomes the heroine Hellcat; and the villain Killgrave (David Tennant).

“MARVEL’s AKA Jessica Jones” is the second series on Netflix revolving around a member of the MARVEL superhero team known as the Defenders. Aside from “AKA Jessica Jones” and “Daredevil,” MARVEL will also be releasing a series centered on the Iron Fist, and another one revolving around Luke Cage. These four series will culminate in a series entitled “The Defenders.”

And that was all for the latest casting update for Netflix’s “MARVEL’s AKA Jessica Jones.” For more news, updates, and recaps on “MARVEL’s AKA Jessica Jones” and other television shows, keep on following Movie News Guide (MNG).

Catch “MARVEL’s AKA Jessica Jones” when it premieres on Netflix this year, after the premiere of Netflix’s “Daredevil”.

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Kitin Miranda enjoys writing, learning new things, telling stories, and doing theater. When she is not busy with her many projects, she can be found reading a good book, writing poetry or fiction, updating her blog, discovering new food places around her neighborhood, or watching American or Asian TV shows.