Joan Jett’s ‘Bad Reputation’ Featured in New ‘Marvel’s Jessica Jones’ Teaser
Joan Jett's "Bad Reputation" turns 35 this year, but it still makes for a pretty effective soundtrack if you want to quickly establish that a character isn't to be trifled with, and Netflix's latest teaser for Marvel's Jessica Jones is our latest example.
In the clip, which you can watch above, the camera opens on someone dropping a coin in the jukebox (baby), giving it a couple of Fonzie-style bumps when it doesn't cooperate right away and then strolling nonchalantly across a barroom floor littered with the woozy victims of what was obviously a knock-down, drag-out brawl, all while "Bad Reputation" blares away. We end up at the bar, where our leather-jacketed protagonist slams down a shot of booze — and then the camera pans out, revealing that the bloody knuckles we saw wrapped around that shot glass belong to a woman.
The new teaser follows Netflix's first preview footage for the show, which debuted earlier this week; like that clip, this doesn't show series star Krysten Ritter in character or include anything in the way of dialogue or plot — it's just there to establish the show's tone, which seems to be of a piece (albeit slightly more humorous) with the streaming service's other Marvel-derived series, Daredevil, which makes sense since both characters occupy the same grimy corner of New York City in the Marvel cinematic universe.
Marvel and Netflix have kept most details under wraps regarding Jessica Jones, which debuts Nov. 20, but comics fans are familiar with her story, which is succinctly summed up in the official synopsis for the show: "After a tragic ending to her short-lived super hero stint, Jessica Jones is rebuilding her personal life and career as a detective who gets pulled into cases involving people with extraordinary abilities in New York City." Check out the clip above, and visit the series Netflix page for more information.
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