It seems a former Doctor will be joining Marvel in the upcoming A.K.A. Jessica Jones TV series alongside Krysten Ritter as the titular hero and Mike Colter as Luke Cage. According to the official post on Marvel.com he will be playing a character named Kilgrave (originally in the comcis spelled as Killgrave), who many may know as the Purple Man.
This is an interesting development as it may show us the dark backstory that was shown in the comics surrounding these two characters. With the character being portrayed by an actor, who many consider to have portrayed the best incarnation of the Doctor on Doctor Who, it is safe to say it will be a great performance by David Tennant. A statement regarding his casting by Jeph Loeb, the Executive Producer behind the show:
“Anyone familiar with David's work knows he brings an incredible level of dedication to any role he inhabits, a level we knew we would need from the man playing Kilgrave, [...]. While most know him for his roles as a hero, we can’t wait to unleash a whole new side of this talented actor.”
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