Marvel and Netflix have announced that Rachael Taylor (The Loft, Transformers) will play Patricia “Trish” Walker, Jessica Jones best friend in Marvel’s A.K.A. Jessica Jones.
Trish is a syndicated radio talk show host, former model and child TV star known to her adoring fans as “Patsy” Walker. As Jessica Jones’ closest friend, Trish helps her embark on the most dangerous case of Jessica’s career. The character of Patricia Walker has roots dating back to 1944 with her first appearance in ‘Miss America Magazine’ #2, and in the comics Walker donned the super hero identity of Hellcat in 1976.
Taylor will star opposite Krysten Ritter (Jessica Jones), David Tennant (Kilgrave), and Mike Colter (Luke Cage).
‘Marvel’s A.K.A. Jessica Jones’ is all-new 13-episode live action series premiering on Netflix, following Marvel’s Daredevil. The series centers on the adventures of Jessica Jones (Ritter), a former superhero who opens her own detective agency.