Rachael Taylor has been cast as Trish Walker in Marvel’s A.K.A. Jessica Jones, which stars Krysten Ritter as Jones. Taylor joins Broadchurch and Doctor Who star David Tennant who will play Kilgrave.
Trish Walker (Taylor), the best friend of Jessica (Ritter), is a syndicated radio talk show host, former model and child television star who’s best known to her fans as “Patsy” Walker, she also has a secret identity in the Marvel Comics universe of Hellcat. In the series, Trish will help Jessica embark on the most dangerous case of her career.
The 13-episode series will follow Jessica, after her short-lived and tragically ended superhero stint, as she rebuilds her personal life and detective career, getting pulled into cases involving extraordinary people in New York City.