David Tennant Joins the Cast of ‘Marvel’s A.K.A. Jessica Jones’, A New Netflix Series Premiering In 2015

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David Tennant, the Scottish actor best known for his role as the tenth iteration of “The Doctor” in the long-running BBC series Doctor Who, has been cast to play the villainous Kilgrave also known as “Purple Man” in the new series Marvel’s A.K.A. Jessica Jones. The 13-episode series premieres on Netflix in 2015 alongside three other live-action Marvel series and stars Krysten Ritter as the former Marvel super-heroine Jessica Jones who opens up her own detective agency.

After a tragic ending to her short-lived super hero stint, Jessica Jones is rebuilding her personal life and career as a detective who gets pulled into cases involving people with extraordinary abilities in New York City.

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