Krysten Ritter showed off some fake scars as she started filming in New York for her new series, “A.K.A.
Jessica Jones,” which will be aired on Netflix.
The 33-year-old actress will shed off her comedic persona as she will showcase that she could rumble and tumble with the rest of them when she takes on the superhero.
“Krysten, who stars alongside former Doctor Who star David Tennant, looked bedraggled as she filmed solo scenes for the Netflix original series,” Daily Mail reported.
“She wore her jet black tresses in dishevelled waves that matched her uncharacteristically edgy leather biker jacket and black hooded top.” In the comics, Jessica Jones is an ordinary teenager who got exposed to radioactive chemicals which killed her family.
Her powers includes superhuman strength, ability to fly, resistance to physical harm.
In the “A.K.A.
Jessica Jones,” Krysten Ritter will tackle the character when she retires as a superhero and becomes a private investigator.
It’s not clear if she’s going to fly in the series, but in the comics, Jessica Jones did admit that her ability to fly has degenerated when she retired.
According to Coming Soon website, joining Krysten Ritter on “A.K.A.
Jessica Jones” are “David Tennant as Kilgrave, Rachael Taylor as Patsy Walker, Mike Colter as Luke Cage, Carrie-Ann Moss as Harper, Eka Danville as Malcolm, Erin Moriarty as Hope, and Will Traval as a NYPD cop.” “The 13-episode series premieres on Netflix in 2015.
Taking place after a tragic ending to her short-lived Super Hero stint, the series follows Jessica Jones (‘Breaking Bad’ and ‘Don’t Trust the B- in Apt.
23’ star Ritter) as she rebuilds her personal life and career as a detective who gets pulled into cases involving people with extraordinary abilities in New York City,” it said.
The Netflix series will be executive produced by Melissa Rosenberg, who was also the showrunner for “Dexter.”