After months of speculations and guess work, Marvel has finally revealed who has been cast in the role of Iron Fist in the Netflix Defenders series.
Iron Fist will be played by Game of Thrones actor, Finn Jones. He will be joined by Charlie Cox (Daredevil), Krysten Ritter (Jessica Jones) and Mike Colter (Luke Cage) in the Netflix Defenders series.
Executive Producer Scott Buck said “Danny Rand is a very complicated character. He’s a billionaire New York Buddhist monk martial arts superhero who’s still trying to figure out what exactly that all means. Finn is able to play all these levels in such an honest, revelatory way that as soon as I saw him I knew he was our Danny.”
Executive Producer/Head of Marvel TV, Jeph Loeb had the following to say “Finn wonderfully blends confidence with vulnerability, making him the perfect choice as he struggles to find his place in the world. Now that we’ve found our Danny Rand, we’ve completed our principal cast for the upcoming Defenders on Netflix and we are thrilled to continue to show audiences unexplored corners of the Marvel Universe.”
Ther is no word yet on when we can expect the Defenders series to be released on Netflix.