According to Deadline.com, Marvel has begun test screening actors and actresses for the Nexflix series Marvel's Jessica Jones AND Netflix's Luke Cage show. The Front Runners for the Jessica Jones role are:
Jessica De Gouw
As for Luke Cage, It has been narrowed down to two actors and Thankfully excludes LL Cool J:
Screen Play writer Melissa Rosenberg (of Twilight Fame), is set to produce the 13 episode Jessica Jones show. The premise of the show is as follows:
Retired superhero Jessica Jones hanging up her tights and opening her own detective agency. Cage will reportedly appear in seven of the 13 episodes in the “Jessica Jones” series before going on to appear in his own 13-episode series.