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Game of Thrones star to tackle Marvel’s Iron Fist

Game of Thrones actor Finn Jones is trading swords for martial arts as the star of new Marvel superhero TV series Iron Fist.
The British actor, who portrays Ser Loras Tyrell on the hit fantasy series, has been cast as Daniel Rand, a boy who gains magical martial arts powers during a visit to a mystical secret East Asian city.
In the comic books, he returns to New York City to fight crime as his superhero alter ego Iron Fist.
With Finn’s casting, he completes Netflix’s Marvel universe consisting of Daredevil, Jessica Jones, and Luke Cage. All four superheroes will join forces for The Defenders TV mini-series.
Netflix has already released Daredevil and Jessica Jones, starring Charlie Cox and Krysten Ritter as the titular characters, respectively.
Production is currently underway for Luke Cage, played by The Good Wife actor Mike Colter, and slated to premiere later this year (16).

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