Marvel’s A.K.A. Jessica Jones Casts Its Patsy Walker
The upcoming Netflix original series, Marvel’s A.K.A. Jessica Jones, adds another member to its cast with Rachael Taylor as Patsy Walker. Patricia “Patsy” Walker first appeared in issue #2 of the Golden Age Marvel title, Miss America Comics. The character has appeared more recently in titles including Amazing X-Men, Avengers, and Civil War.
Fans may recognize Rachael Taylor from her work on Grey’s Anatomy and Transformers. Taylor joins Krysten Ritter who plays the titular Jessica Jones, and the recently cast Michael Colter, set to play Luke Cage.
Marvel’s Jeph Loeb had this to say in a recent article on Marvel.com,
“’Rachael’s ability to embody a character that must balance both the darker and lighter elements of our series will provide a perfect emotional anchor for Jessica Jones,’ said Jeph Loeb, Executive Producer/Marvel’s Head of Television.”
Read the full article on Marvel.com.