After the success of the Daredevil series on Netflix back in April, there’s been no shortage of anticipation for Jessica Jones, the next series set in Marvel Studios’ cinematic universe that will debut on the streaming video network.
Today, Netflix revealed both the premiere date for Jessica Jones and the very first teaser for the series, which stars Breaking Bad and Don’t Trust the B**** in Apartment 23 actress Krysten Ritter as the title character.
In a teaser simply titled “It’s Time,” Netflix revealed that Jessica Jones will premiere Nov. 20, 2015, at 12:01 a.m. PST everywhere the streaming service is available.
The second of four live-action series set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and premiering on Netflix, Jessica Jones follows a former superhero who becomes a private detective in New York City after tragic events bring an end to her super-powered hero days. While she takes on cases involving people with superhuman abilities, she also attempts to rebuild her life and conquer her own inner demons.
Like Daredevil before it, Jessica Jones will debut as a 13-episode series. Ritter is joined in the cast by Doctor Who actor David Tennant and Halo: Nightfall actor Mike Colter, as well as Rachael Taylor, Carrie-Anne Moss, Eka Darville, Erin Moriarty, and Wil Traval. Colter plays Marvel superhero Luke Cage, who will debut in Jessica Jones before appearing in his own solo series.
After Daredevil and Jessica Jones, Netflix and Marvel will debut two more series, Luke Cage and Iron Fist, before bringing all four series together for a brief crossover series titled The Defenders.
Jessica Jones is executive produced by Melissa Rosenberg (Twilight, Dexter), Liz Friedman (Elementary), and Marvel’s Head of Television, Jeph Loeb (Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Smallville). Rosenberg also serves as the series’ showrunner.
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