01 February,2015:Â â€˜Greyâ€™s Anatomyâ€™ actress Rachael Taylor has joined the cast of Marvelâ€™s upcoming TV series â€˜A K A Jessica Jonesâ€™. The Netflix series follows the exploits of superhero-turned-private investigator Jessica Jones (Krysten Ritter),who works on cases involving people with extraordinary abilities, reported Entertainment Weekly. Taylor, 30, will play Jessicaâ€™s best friend, Trish Walker, a syndicated radio talk show host, former model and child TV star known to her adoring fans as â€˜Patsyâ€™ Walker, who helps Jessica embark on the most dangerous case of her career, according to Marvel.com.
In the comics, Patricia Walker is the alter-ego of superhero Hellcat. â€œRachaelâ€™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,â€ executive producer Jeph Loeb said.â€Rachael blew us away with her grounded, humanising take on Trish, adding yet another layer to the complex, emotional story weâ€™re telling with this series,â€ he said. The series also features Mike Colter. The 13-episode â€˜Jessica Jonesâ€™ is slated to premiere a year after the debut of Daredevil, which stars Charlie Cox as the titular hero and bows on Friday, April 10.Â
Source:The Indian Express