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Netflix's second exclusive Marvel series, Jessica Jones, gets its lead actress

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Netflix has four — count 'em — four exclusive Marvel series on the way, and while the Daredevil reboot is getting all the attention, Jessica Jones just locked down its female lead. According to Deadline, Krysten Ritter has secured the role of the titular superhero-turned-private eye.

Ritter has made several movies, including Confessions of a Shopaholic and What Happens in Vegas, but she's better known for her television work. Breaking Bad fans will recognize her as Jane, Jessie's girlfriend from season two, and she's also starred in her own ABC show, Don't Trust the B— in Apartment 23, which was canceled after two seasons.

Jessica Jones is the second of Netflix's planned four series. It'll follow Daredevil in 2015, and will join shows focused on Iron Fist and Luke Cage. As is Marvel's trademark, the four heroes will exist in the same universe and will eventually join together for a crossover mini-series called The Defenders.