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'Marvel's Jessica Jones' Gets Netflix Start Date

Netflix said, via Twitter, that the new action series Marvel's Jessica Jones will premiere on Tuesday, Nov. 20, at 12:01 PT in all territories where Netflix is available. (Launch video is here.)

The series, starring Krysten Ritter (pictured), is the second of four live-action adventure series (Marvel’s Daredevil, which launched April 10, Marvel’s Luke Cage and Marvel’s Iron Fist,  leading up to the teaming of the main characters in Marvel’s The Defenders) to premiere only on Netflix. "It is a suspenseful, edgy look into the life of Jessica Jones, one of the most popular new Marvel characters of the last decade, as she faces demons from within and without." The drama will premiere with 13 one-hour episodes

About the show: After a tragic ending to her short-lived Super Hero stint, Jessica Jones is rebuilding her personal life and career as a detective who gets pulled into cases in New York City. Ritter as Jessica Jones is joined by David Tennant (Kilgrave), Mike Colter (Luke Cage), Rachael Taylor (Trish Walker), Carrie-Anne Moss, Eka Darville, Erin Moriarty and Wil Traval in the cast.

Marvel’s Jessica Jones on Netflix is executive produced by series showrunner Melissa Rosenberg and Liz Friedman, along with Jeph Loeb, who also serves as Marvel’s Head of Television.