Janet McTeer Joins Marvel’s JESSICA JONES Season 2
Marvel Television and Netflix announced today that Golden Globe winner and two-time Academy Award nominated actress, Janet McTeer (The White Queen, The Woman in Black, Damages), will join the cast of the sophomore season Marvel’s Jessica Jones.
McTeer is the first new cast member to join Jessica Jones season 2 and is set to play an undisclosed character who will have an enormous impact on Jessica’s life.
Marvel’s Head of Television and Executive Producer, Jeph Loeb said:
“We are so fortunate to have an actress of Janet’s talent and stature join what is already an incredible cast Our second season of ‘Marvel’s Jessica Jones’ aims to capture what audiences loved about our first, and Janet will be key to achieving that goal.”
Marvel’s Jessica Jones” series Creator and Executive Producer, Melissa Rosenberg said:
“We couldn’t possibly be more excited to work with Ms. McTeer for our second season. Her gravitas and authenticity are the perfect ingredients for all we’re trying to create this year. She disappears into roles, gives her characters extraordinary dimension and depth. We’re incredibly fortunate to be able to collaborate with her.”
Cindy Holland, Vice President of original content at Netflix added:
“Janet McTeer is the consummate actor, slipping seamlessly into each character she brings to life. We’re thrilled to have her join the outstanding cast, led by the fearless Krysten Ritter.”
All 13-episodes of the first season of Marvel’s Jessica Jones are now streaming on Netflix.
So what do you think of this casting news? Let the speculation begin on who McTeer will play!
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