Despite being announced just a month ago, That Hashtag Show is reporting that it has acquired casting breakdowns for the new additions to the third season of Netflix’s Jessica Jones, which may well reveal which villain Krysten Ritter’s private eye will find herself going up against in the next season of the Marvel show.
[ELLIOTT] Mid 30s-early 40s, male, open ethnicity. Must be over 5’11. A charismatic gambler and alcoholic. Attractive, quick-witted and dry. His edgy charm comes through even in the direst circumstances. SERIES REGULAR – ONE YEAR DEAL
[COLLINS] 30-50, male, open ethnicity. He is physically spry, extremely intelligent and meticulous. Driven by a pathological need to feel superior. SERIES REGULAR – ONE YEAR DEAL
[KEIRA] 48-52, female, please submit African American, Latina, Asian, Native American, etc. A bohemian cellist and music professor. Intelligent, wry and sexy. Self possessed and able to weather any storm. SERIES REGULAR – POSSIBLE TWO YEAR DEAL
[ZELDA] 27-31, female, African American, strong, smart and driven. A rising star in her profession with the ambition and talent to propel her to the top one day. She’s earthy, beautiful, supportive and fiercely protective of those she loves. SERIES REGULAR – MULTI-YEAR DEAL
As usual, the characters are being referred to by code names, so its difficult to really get much insight into who these characters are and how they may impact the story.
Nevertheless, the site is speculating that ‘Collins’ could be Curtiss Jackson, a.k.a. Power Broker, a character who has ties to Dr. Karl Malus, played by Callum Keith Rennie in season two of the show. In the Marvel comic book universe, Jackson is the founder of Power Broker Corporation, a business who technologically augments paying customers, granting them superhuman abilities, as well as experimenting on superpowered individuals.
As yet, there’s been no word as to when we can expect to see the third season of Jessica Jones, but it’s unlikely to arrive until late 2019. Before then however, we have season two of Luke Cage, season three of Daredevil, season two of Iron Fist and season two of The Punisher to look out for.
New York City private investigator Jessica Jones (Krysten Ritter) is beginning to put her life back together after murdering her tormenter, Kilgrave. Now known throughout the city as a super-powered killer, a new case makes her reluctantly confront who she really is while digging deeper into her past to explore the reasons why.