A.K.A. Jessica Jones Gets Hellcat, Supergirl Gets Jimmy Olsen
Rachael Taylor has signed on for the role of Trish Walker in the Netflix series Marvel‘s A.K.A. Jessica Jones. The character in the comics is Jessica’s best friend as well as the superhero Hellcat.
She joins Krysten Ritter as Jessica Jones, Mike Colter as Luke Cage, and David Tennant as Kilgrave.
The premiere date has been set, but the show will debut some time after Marvel’s fist Netflix series Daredevil.
It was just a few days ago that Melissa Benoist was cast as Supergirl, headling the new television show from CBS. Another cast member has been announced, Mehcad Brooks as the classic Superman character Jimmy Olsen.
The characters has been described as “a smart worldly photographer for CatCo, the media company where Kara works. He had previously been working and living in National City for mysterious reasons, and his salt of the earth nature piques Kara’s interest.”
No debut date has been announced.