Iron Fist's Showrunner Didn't Hear About Its Controversy Until Casting Finished
- Author: Marlene Weaver Mar 18, 2017,
Mar 18, 2017, 1:21
Marvel Studios has defended the casting of former Game Of Thrones star Finn Jones in its upcoming superhero show Iron Fist.
Marvel's Iron Fist Season 1 is now streaming on Netflix. But, in the past couple of weeks, Iron Fist has found itself floundering in the light of one socially charged controversy. You might as well call it Iron Fist since that's what its presenters are calling it and before them, what the creators who produced the Iron Fist comic book called it. Fans of other shows will then be delighted to explore the mythology of the universe a little more, besides the series still offer a new and original point of view of the characters in comparison with the comics. Is there much you can say about how your characters react? There have been some negative reviews about the show, but I don't buy them.
He then compared "Iron Fist" to two of Netflix's other Marvel series, "Jessica Jones" and "Luke Cage", writing in a series of tweets that his show is the "most diverse" of the Marvel shows. Orphaned in a plane crash, he was taken into the city, where he was raised and trained in martial arts.
Or, she just puts on a good front after recovering from her mind-controlled ex-wife attempting to literally give her a death from a thousand cuts, which wouldn't be particularly out of character. She steals every scene away from her co-stars with the same ease and swagger of that viral toddler who crashed her dad's BBC interview. Upon defeating Shou-Lao, Danny was branded with the dragon symbol and plunged his hand into the amulet holding the dragon's heart. It's ironic, given that numerous people watching the show - and especially those who are unhappy with Jones's casting - will also ask if he is really Danny.
Meanwhile, it was Jones who brought her into contact with Cage in her season one finale, when the supposedly unbreakable hero was seriously wounded.
K'un-Lun is the Home of the Immortals in the comics, as well as the Iron Fist, a power which passes from warrior to worthy warrior. A good thing, too, because a weaker spirit would collapse at the rom-com complication Tara encounters in the pre-credits opener.
I wrote, "Plainly stated, "Iron Fist" is boring", as were its fight scenes. As the series is released on Netflix on Friday, a number of fans are taking to Twitter to show their support of the show.
Her co-conspirator in this case, Davos, is also drawn to killing Danny through personal means. You see, Iron Fist was created in the '70s. What do you think - are the critics on the right track or totally out of line? There's no sign of it so far, and the series' producers have hinted it may not show up at all - which could be one more thing for viewers to complain about. Its plotting is disjointed and erratic, while character motivations change like weather-leaving the actors completely unmoored, unable to make any real choices because the people they're playing make no sense.
Claire (Rosario Dawson) will be in "Marvel's Iron Fist" Season 1 on Netflix.
The fourth and final Marvel series to introduce a member of The Defenders is finally here. Iron Fist will return to NY having just lost his home, and desperately seeking knowledge of the Hand's actions. There's still plenty of time for him to flawless his punches - hopefully while wearing a colorful superhero uniform. Jones isn't channeling Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth or Chris Pratt, but he's trying.