Variety is exclusively reporting that Leah Gibson has signed up for a series regular role in the upcoming second season of Jessica Jones.
The first season focused on Jessica Jones trying to rebuild her life as a private detective in Hell’s Kitchen that has superhuman strength and flight. Jessica is battling with her demons and PTSD and one day learns that the man that caused her such pain that she believed to be dead, Kilgrave, is alive and well.
Leah Gibson (whose credits include The Twilight Saga: Eclipse and The Returned) will be playing the role of Ingrid, who is described as street-wise but who also has an education as a nurse. Gibson will be joining Janet McTeer as new cast members for the second season alongside original cast members Krysten Ritter, Rachael Taylor, Eka Darville and Carrie-Anne Moss.