What was rumor yesterday is truth today.
Marvel has confirmed that Krysten Ritter has indeed been cast as Jessica Jones in their soon-to-be made adaptation of her story for Netflix.
Executive Producer and Showrunner, Melissa Rosenberg said to Marvel.com, “Krysten brings both the hard edge and the vulnerability that the role demands. We can’t wait for fans to see her in action, coming to Netflix in 2015.”
Head of Television for Marvel, Jeph Loeb, went on to say, “Krysten Ritter has the type of range, spanning the comic to the tragic, that makes for the stuff of the best Marvel heroes,” said Marvel Television Head Jeph Loeb. As Jessica Jones, Krysten will bring one of the most beloved new characters of the past decade to life in a way we know will delight her longtime fans and introduce her to many more.”
It’s also confirmed that the name of the series will be “A.K.A. Jessica Jones,” no doubt an homage to the series that started it all for her, “ALIAS.”