David Tennant Joins Marvel’s A.K.A. Jessica Jones

david-tennant-official-2012-243x317Marvel has announced that it has added David Tennant to Netflix‘s A.K.A. Jessica Jones. Tennant will be playing the villainous Kilgrave. Tennant is best known for his run as the Tenth Doctor in the international BBC hit Doctor Who. A.K.A. He recently was seen in Broadchurch and the American adaptation Gracepoint. Jessica Jones will run for 13 episodes following Marvel’s first Netflix series Daredevil.

The character is described as:

“An enigmatic figure from Jessica’s past, Kilgrave’s reappearance will send shockwaves through the former super hero’s world.”

Tennant joins Krysten Ritter and Mike Colter who will be playing Jessica Jones and Luke Cage.

Kilgrave is most likely Zebediah Killgrave, also known as the Purple Man, a character who has had history with both Jessica Jones and Luke Cage in Marvel comics’ various series. The character has the ability to use mind control using pheromones and also has accelerated healing. The character is most known for his purple skin.

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