Netflix have announced that Marvel’s Jessica Jones will premiere globally on Friday 20th November. All thirteen episodes of the newest offering from the Marvel and Netflix team-up will be made available at once. To whet your appetite until then, check out this first teaser for the series which stars Krysten Ritter (Don’t Trust the B**** In Apartment 23), Mike Colter (The Good Wife), David Tennant (Doctor Who) and Carrie-Anne Moss (The Matrix).
In other Netflix/Marvel news, the upcoming Luke Cage series has found its Cottonmouth. Mahershala Ali (House of Cards) has been cast as a key antagonist to Cage, starring as Cornell “Cottonmouth” Stokes, a Harlem nightclub owner whose criminal activities draw the attention of the eponymous hero.
Syfy have granted second seasons to both Killjoys and Dark Matter. The two series mark a return to hard sci-fi for the network and have both drawn in substantial audiences. Dark Matter will return for another run of thirteen episodes, whilst Killjoys’ second season will consist of ten episodes.
BBC One have released a trailer for their adaptation of J.B. Priestly’s An Inspector Calls, starring David Thewlis (Harry Potter). Set in 1912, it sees a respectable family torn apart as an inspector follows up after the suicide of a young woman, revealing that each family member played a part in her death.
ITV have renewed their event series Safe House for a second series. Set in the Lake District, it sees a married couple turning their remote guest house into a refuge for those in need of protection. Ed Whitmore (Silent Witness) and Tracey Malone (Silent Witness) will pen the new series.
AMC have handed out a ten episode series order to the long gestating Preacher series, based on the cult comic book series from Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon. Dominic Cooper (Fleming) headlines the series, alongside Lucy Griffiths (True Blood), Ruth Negga (Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.) and Joseph Gilgun (Misfits).
Finally, CBS announced that Under the Dome will end after its current third season. The final episode, not originally envisioned as a series finale, will however satisfy fans of the show, according to the network, and will see two conflicting groups of residents face one final fight.