Published On: Wed, May 29th, 2019

TV News: ‘Jessica Jones’ set for June, new ‘SHIELD’ characters, ‘Swamp Thing’ trailer

Some TV news to catch up on a summer of shows and news breaks: Jessica Jones season 3, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. photos/looks at characters

Jessica Jones

Jessica Jones will be back for the third and final season of Netflix’s Marvel series, dropping next month on Friday, June 14, the streamer announced Tuesday. All 13 episodes will be released at that time. Check out the tease at the bottom.

Season 3 will find Jessica crossing paths with a “highly intelligent psychopath,” forcing her and Trish to “repair their fractured relationship and team up to take him down. But a devastating loss reveals their conflicting ideas of heroism and sets them on a collision course that will forever change them both.”

Marvel’s Jessica Jones

Rachael Taylor plays Trish, who succumb to some of the same experimentation that gave Jessica such extraordinary powers, taking a step closer to becoming Hellcat as the series comes to a close.

All of the Netflix shows are ending as Disney+ comes online later this year.  As previously reported by Variety, the deal for the original four Marvel shows included a clause that keeps the characters from appearing in any non-Netflix series (or film) for at least two years after cancellation.

“We have decided that the upcoming third season will also be the final season for Marvel’s Jessica Jones,” Netflix said at the time. “We are grateful to showrunner Melissa Rosenberg, star Krysten Ritter and the entire cast and crew, for three incredible seasons of this groundbreaking series, which was recognized by the Peabody Awards among many others. We are grateful to Marvel for five years of our fruitful partnership and thank the passionate fans who have followed these series from the beginning.”

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

First look at Anthony Michael Hall’s new character.

In exclusive photos, TV Line gives fans their first look at new characters played by Anthony Michael Hall (The Dead Zone) and Sherri Saum (The Fosters). Hall has been cast as Mr. Kitson, the fiendish ruler of the alien gaming empire where Fitz and Enoch tried to cheat the tables and Jemma and Daisy found themselves “tripping balls.”

Saum, meanwhile, will appear as Atarah, an aggressive Chronicom who wants something from our team.

Season 6 stars Clark Gregg, Henry Simmons, Chloe Bennet, Ming-Na Wen, Natalia Cordova-Buckley, Elizabeth Henstridge, Iain De Caestecker, Jeff Ward and a cast of new faces.

Anthony Michael Hall Agents of SHIELD Mr Kitson

sherri saum sheild atarah

Swamp Thing trailer

“There’s all kinds of awful that happens in this swamp,” Sheriff Lucilia Cable says during the latest trailer for Swamp Thing — check it out below.

Ahead of the show’s premiere on Friday, May 31, DC Universe has unveiled a full-length promo for the drama, which stars Crystal Reed (Gotham) as Abby Arcane.

As Abby investigates what seems to be a deadly swamp-born virus in a small Louisiana town, she soon discovers that the swamp holds mystical and terrifying secrets.

The secret of course, is the titular creature, played by Power‘s Andy Bean. who can be glimpsed in the trailer, prompting Abby to realize she’s “dealing with something beyond the known scope of science.”

Swamp Thing also stars Ian Ziering (Sharknado, 90210), Kevin Durand (The Strain), Will Patton (Falling Skies), Jeryl Prescott (Ray Donovan), Jennifer Beals (The L Word) and Oscar nominee Virginia Madsen.

‘Falcon and the Winter Soldier’ add Daniel Bruhl, Emily Van Camp

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