Marvel.com has announced that ‘Doctor Who’ and ‘Broadchurch’ star David Tennant will play villain Zebediah Killgrave in Netflix’s upcoming ‘A.K.A. Jessica Jones’ show.
The release describes Killgrave as “An enigmatic figure from Jessica’s past, Kilgrave’s reappearance will send shockwaves through the former super hero’s world.”
Tennant joins Kristin Ritter and Mike Colter, who will star as Jessica Jones and Luke Cage in ‘A.K.A. Jessica Jones.’ Showrunner Melissa Rosenberg said “I’m so honored and excited by the prospect of David inhabiting this multifaceted character, he can deliver the most heart-wrenching moment to the driest of lines, and all points in between. He’ll make Kilgrave a truly original villain.”
The current synopsis for the ‘A.K.A. Jessica Jones’ reads: “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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