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

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.


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.


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

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