Nonetheless, the second of four shows based Marvel's "street-level heroes," following the exceptional 'Daredevil' series from April focuses on Jones (Krysten Ritter), a former costumed superhero who is now working in New York as a private investigator. The show will also feature David Tennant, Rachael Taylor, and Carrie-Anne Moss. Mike Colter, who plays Luke Cage, will appear as the character for the first time in 'Jessica Jones.'
Marvel's 'Luke Cage' and 'Iron First' are both in production but will all team up in a 'Defenders' crossover feature after their solo series.
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.
The series stars Krysten Ritter as Jessica Jones, David Tennant as Kilgrave, Mike Colter as Luke Cage, Rachael Taylor as Patricia “Trish” Walker, and Carrie-Anne Moss. "Marvel’s Jessica Jones" is Executive Produced by series Showrunner Melissa Rosenberg (“Twilight”, “Dexter”) and Liz Friedman ("Elementary"), along with Jeph Loeb (“Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,” “Smallville,” “Heroes”), who also serves as Marvel’s Head of Television.
"Marvel's Jessica Jones" is produced by Marvel Television in association with ABC Studios for Netflix.