Since the announcement of Netflix and Marvel teaming up to bring to life 5 television series based on the characters of Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Iron Fist, the latter has been the one having difficulties with his own series, with rumors even circling that Netflix was looking to replace the Iron Fist series with a Punisher series instead.
Then came the situation of a lot of people demanding for Marvel to cast an asian actor for the role.
After that, we heard from one of the guys on top that Iron Fist was still well underway and Mike Colter (Luke Cage) even stated the super hero had already been cast but, aside from that, the series didn't seem to have a promising future.
Until today. The news, first broke as a rumor from The Hashtag Show, Since then, Entertainment Weekly, Variety and TheWrap have confirmed this to be true: Iron Fist has been cast and will be portrayed by...
For those of you who don't know who he is (I didn't), he plays Loras Tyrell in Game of Thrones.
Finn will portray Daniel Rand, an expert martial artist, in Netflix and Marvel's planned fourth series in their Defenders lineup, which includes Daredevil, Jessica Jones and Luke Cage.
What do you think of the casting? Are you glad the character wasn't changed from his comic book appearance?