You’ll be able to watch David Tennant in Marvel’s Jessica Jones a whole lot earlier than you thought

The new Netflix series starring Doctor Who's Tennant and Breaking Bad's Krysten Ritter will debut before the end of 2015

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Binge-masters Netflix don’t believe in the motto “Good things come to those who wait”, which is brilliant for anyone looking forward to seeing David Tennant back on TV.

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Marvel sci-fi series Jessica Jones, starring Tennant and Breaking Bad’s Krysten Ritter, was originally scheduled for a 2016 release, but we’ll now be able to see the former Time Lord turn villain before the end of 2015.

Tennant plays mind-controlling bad guy Kilgrave, otherwise known as The Purple Man – although the Doctor Who and Broadchurch star didn’t have a lavender hue in the first pictures from the set in April.

That tie though…

Ritter (who played Jesse Pinkman’s girlfriend in Breaking Bad) is the title character, a former superhero turned New York private investigator who hung up her cape after a horrific accident.

The 13-episode series, also starring US actor Mike Colter, is now expected to launch later this winter, although an exact air date is yet to be confirmed.

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Twilight screenwriter Melissa Rosenberg is the drama’s showrunner and exec producer, which follows on from Marvel’s earlier Netflix release Daredevil


Read more: Marvel’s Jessica Jones – Everything You Need to Know