Marvel Narrows Down Their Choices For Luke Cage And Jessica Jones

Deadline is reporting that Marvel has narrowed down their search for both Luke Cage and Jessica Jones.

There were originally four names, though a fifth has been added to the report, in line to play the former heroine turned private eye. Krysten Ritter (Don’t Trust The B—- In Apartment 23), Alexandra Daddario (True Detective), Teresa Palmer (Warm Bodies), Jessica De Gouw (Arrow) and the added name Marin Ireland (The Divide).

JessicaJonesFor the part of Luke Cage, they have it narrowed down to three: Lance Gross (Crisis), Mike Colter (The Following) and Cleo Anthony (Transparent).

LukeCageJessica Jones will be the second straight-to-series dramas for Netflix following the launch of Daredevil starring Charlie Cox and Vincent D’Onofrio. Luke Cage will appear in 6 or 7 episodes of Jessica Jones before spinning off into his own series. It will likely work the same for Iron Fist once the Luke Cage series is up and running.

[Source: Deadline]

About Dan Wickline

Has quietly been working at Bleeding Cool for over three years. He has written comics for Image, Top Cow, Shadowline, Avatar, IDW, Dynamite, Moonstone, Humanoids and Zenescope. He is the author of the Lucius Fogg series of novels and a published photographer.

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