Marvel has announced that former Dr. Who David Tennant will be play comic book villain Purple Man in Netflix’s upcoming superhero series, A.K.A. Jessica Jones. Marvel hinted towards Purple Man, aka Zebediah Killgrave, playing a major role in the series saying:
“An enigmatic figure from Jessica’s past, Kilgrave’s reappearance will send shockwaves through the former super hero’s world.”
Executive Producer/ Showrunner Melissa Rosenberg, who is developing the series, spoke about David’s role saying:
I’m so honored and excited by the prospect of David inhabiting this multifaceted character,” said Rosenberg. “He can deliver the most heart-wrenching moment to the driest of lines, and all points in between. He’ll make Kilgrave a truly original villain.”
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