Perhaps Netflix was afraid that we would forget about their brand new Marvel property coming out, what with Star Wars being so much in the new of late. It’s a fair fear; Daredevil has name recognition and sounds like a superhero, where as Jessica Jones sounds like, well, someone you might bump into while grocery shopping.
And that? Sort of the point. Jessica Jones is a hero who failed, getting caught by a bad guy mind-controller her first time out and used as his muscle for eight months. The series picks up after that, where she’s built a life for herself as a private investigator and just tries to get through the day. A new trailer just got released, and it’s a doozy:
Yeah, I know what we’ll be doing in these offices come the twentieth. You’ve got our attention, Netflix. Let’s see if you can do better than the last time you got our hopes up.