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Wednesday, November 19, 2014



Shortlist of Actors Being Considered for Marvel's 'Jessica Jones & Luke Cage'


Ever since Marvel and Netflix announced they would be bringing their street heroes like Daredevil, Luke Cage, Iron Fist and Jessica Jones many have wondered who would play these iconic characters. We already know that Charlie Cox is hard at work finishing up filming Daredevil for a May 2015 release on Netflix. Now Marvel is hard at work casting their Jessica Jones & Luke Cage. Both of whom share a romantic relationship with in the comics. According to Deadline the role of Jessica Jones is being tested by True Detective star Alexandra Daddario, Arrow's Jessica De Gouw, Teresa Palmer and Breaking Bad star Krystn Ritter.

:: Mini Update :: - Deadline has since added The Divide star Marin Ireland to the list of actresses up for Jessica Jones..

The site even goes onto give a brief synopsis of the series headed by showrunner Melissa Rosenberg:
Jessica Jones, a superhero suffering with post-traumatic stress disorder, which leads to her hanging up her costume and opening her own detective agency, where she ends up helping people and assisting other superheroes.
They go onto reveal that casting on her future husband Luke Cage has also begun. They first start off by stating Cage is expected to appear in 6 or 7 episodes of Jessica Jones before getting his own series later own. They state Crisis star Lance Gross and The Following Mike Colter are being looked at but other names may pop up soon...

:: Mini Update #2 :: -  Actor Cleo Anthony has also been added to the shortlist of actors being eyed for Luke Cage.

Daredevil will first kick-off these Netflix shows May 2015

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