Jessica Jones Krysten Ritter is Jessica Jones!

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  1. Man in the Suit Greeting

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    Confirmed.


    http://marvel.com/news/tv/23762/krysten_ritter_to_star_in_marvels_aka_jessica_jones
     
  2. Dark Raven The Gal from Themyscira

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    So it is called AKA Jessica Jones after all, and not just Jessica Jones.

    I'm okay with Ritter in the role, although I would've liked Palmer. Ritter was decent on The Blacklist a few months back.
     
  3. Six Beast-mode

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    I don't care what anyone says, I ain't calling it "AKA" Jessica Jones
     
  4. Visualiza Jimmy Scrambles

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    I don't think most people will either; it will more than likely be referred to as Jessica Jones or "JJ"(or worse yet, something like JessJones or JeJo). Is it really that bad, though? They can't use Alias for obvious reasons.
     
  5. Dark Raven The Gal from Themyscira

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    I think they're calling it AKA Jessica Jones for 2 reasons: 1) to hint at the Alias comic, and 2) for marketability, otherwise it could just sound like that movie "John Carter", which sounded a bit dull and didn't give much of a feel of what it was about.

    Of course, that second reason might go out the window when it comes to the Luke Cage TV series. Will they call it just that, or Luke Cage: Power Man/ Luke Cage: Hero For Hire?
     
  6. Silvermoth Avenger

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    Krysten Ritter is such a good choice. I'm so happy with this.

    Not only can she do the drama but like the best marvel castings she can also do the humour
     
  7. DarthSkywalker May the Force Be With You

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    Love her. Not sure if she fits, but I like her.
     
  8. marcvader Lurker #1

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    AKA makes the title more interesting to people that haven't a clue.
     
  9. Six Beast-mode

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    I think the "Marvel" in front of the name would have been good enough, but whatever. I'll get used to it.
     
  10. Dark Raven The Gal from Themyscira

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    So now that you think that, and now that you're a mod, how about changing the forum name to "Marvel's AKA Jessica Jones"? :cwink:
     
  11. Moridin Death Contagious Deity

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    Yeah, this^.

    Also, what is "bad" about the "AKA"?
     
  12. Norrin Parker Majestor of the Shi'ar

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    AKA Jessica Jones love it. Sounds a lot better than just Jessica Jones imo.
     
  13. marcvader Lurker #1

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    I'll see what I can do brother. :yay:
     
  14. SpideyFan866 Registered

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    Why are you all so shocked that it's called "A.K.A. Jessica Jones"?

    I mean, that's been the title since it went into development in 2009; when the MCU was just starting.
     
  15. Dark Raven The Gal from Themyscira

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    No, that's the title it was back then, but then when they originally announced the Netflix series, they referred to it simply as "Jessica Jones", as if they'd dropped the AKA, and that's what they've called it all this time. Now it's gone back to that. So it hasn't been part of the title the whole way through.

    Thanks! :up:
     
  16. Six Beast-mode

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    I'm glad Krysten Ritter is on twitter, so when the show is filming we'll be able to stalk the production better.
     
  17. BETArayBill Registered

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    Who cares about the title as long as the shows good
     
  18. Keyser Soze AW YEEEAH!

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    Regardless of what the official title is, I'm sure I'll keep on calling it Alias out of force of habit.

    Glad they've made the casting official!
     
  19. pr0xyt0xin Shaper Savant

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    I like the chick they cast well enough.

    I like the title too. I just hope they make a compelling story.
     
  20. Hypestyle Registered

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    I hope she gets to wear some sexy outfits.
     
  21. TheFantasticJoe Registered

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    My guess as to the reason they're calling it AKA Jessica Jones is to have a similar title to the original comic run without calling it Alias to avoid confusion with the show Alias.
     
  22. Dr. Evil Registered

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    This is good casting.
     
  23. haephestus Registered

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    Not bad. Not bad at all.

    Ritter was my pick from the short-list of names. I'm really looking forward to these Netflix shows and I hope that they've locked in all the talent to at least make some background appearances in future Marvel movies (i.e. saving people in the background as Captain America and Iron Man battle Thanos).
     
  24. Keyser Soze AW YEEEAH!

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    Anyone looking to see more of Krysten Ritter before this show airs could do a lot worse than checking out Don't Trust the B___ In Apartment 23 on Netflix. Obviously the tone is very different from what AKA Jessica Jones will likely be, but as a star vehicle for a Ritter, it's a great showcase.
     
  25. Mike Murdock Registered

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    I bet a logo reveal will show that they can make an interesting use of the A.K.A. in the title as well.

    I do hope that it's Luke Cage: Hero for Hire. The problem with Luke Cage: Power Man is it's an alias, not a subtitle. I think it just comes off as clunky.

    Anyway, I like the title AKA Jessica Jones. I was surprised because I thought they had abandoned it, but it's good to have it and to tie in more with the comic. I'm probably going to be too lazy to call it that, though.
     

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