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Heroes For Hire: Here Are The Actors Testing To Play Netflix’s Jessica Jones And Luke Cage

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We’ve heard agonizingly little about the Jessica Jones Netflix series since it was announced over a year ago, but Deadline just dropped a whole lot of names that are rumored to be in consideration for the role of the titular superhero-turned-PI and her friend/eventual husband Luke Cage.

Krysten Ritter (L!fe Happens, Breaking Bad), Alexandra Daddario (Percy Jackson, True Detective), Teresa Palmer (Warm Bodies) and Jessica De Gouw (Arrow) are reportedly in consideration to helm Marvel’s second-ever female-led series. Like the Jessica Jones show originally in the works by Melissa Rosenberg for ABC, Luke Cage will also reportedly appear in the Netflix series as the male lead; Lance Gross (Crisis) and Mike Colter (The Following) are rumored to be contenders for the role.

Cage will appear in an estimated 6-7 episodes of Jessica Jones before his own self-titled series, the fourth of Marvel’s Daredevil/Jessica Jones/Iron Fist/Luke Cage package with Netflix. What do you guys think? Do any of those actors seem particularly perfect for the role? Shall I fetch you some smelling salts after all this excitement? Sound off below!

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