ByAndrew Habashy, writer at
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Andrew Habashy

With production on [Daredevil](movie:47230) well underway, Marvel has begun turning attention to its next small-screen project, Jessica Jones, with a shortlist having been drawn up for the title role. Testing has begun for the lead role in Jessica Jones, with Krysten Ritter, Alexandra Daddario, Teresa Palmer, and Jessica De Gouw in the mix. Meanwhile, Lance Gross and Mike Colter are being looked at to play Luke Cage, the character who will appear on Jessica Jones before going off to headline his own series. Let's take a look at each of the potential heroes.

Krysten Ritter

Name: Krysten Ritter

Age: 32

Best Known for: Jane Margolis on AMC's Breaking Bad

Other Filmography: Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23, Gilmore Girls and Confessions of a Shopaholic.

My Rating: 5 out of 10. She seems like she can act, but she doesn't seem like an action/superhero star. The only thing I have seen her in was Breaking Bad and she was ok in that.

Alexandra Daddario

Name: Alexandra Daddario

Age: 28

Best Known For: Annabeth in Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief and Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters

Other Filmography: Texas Chainsaw 3D, Hall Pass and Parenthood

My Rating: 9 out of 10. She can act very well, she is experienced with action scenes because of her work in Percy Jackson and Texas Chainsaw 3D. I personally think she is the best for the role.

Teresa Palmer

Name: Teresa Palmer

Age: 28

Best Known For: Number 6 in I Am Number Four

Other Filmography: The Sorcerer's Apprentice, Warm Bodies and Bedtime Stories

My Rating: 7 out of 10. She can act somewhat well, and also can perform action scenes. I would like for the actress to be naturally brunette, but I am just picky.

Jessica De Gouw

Name: Jessica De Gouw

Age: 26

Best Known For:These Final Hours

Other Filmography: Dracula, Cut Snake and The Mystery of a Hansom Cab.

My Rating: 3 out of 10. I am sorry to any of her fans, but I have never heard of this woman in my life. She seems like she has not been in many titles,

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Lance Gross

Name: Lance Gross

Age: 33

Best Known For: House of Payne

Other Filmography: Meet the Browns, Our Family Wedding and Crisis

My Rating: 6 out of 10. He seems like a guy that can act and can be funny, but he doesn't seem like he is "Luke Cage". If only Terry Crews was interested in the role.

Mike Colter

Name: Mike Colter

Age: 38

Best Known For: [Zero Dark Thirty](movie:332744)

Other Filmography: Men in Black 3, Salt and Million Dollar Baby

My Rating: 7 out of 10. Based off his previous movies, it looks like he has action experience and he can act pretty well.


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