Marvel has confirmed that the lead role for it’s upcoming Iron Fist is in fact Finn Jones. Jones had been rumored to have the role locked up, and now Marvel has made it official.
Jones has been portraying Ser Loras Tyrell on HBO’s hit show, Game of Thrones, which returns for its sixth season next month. Jones’ new role will see him as Danny Rand, a billionaire in New York who uses martial arts to fight crime and corruption in Hell’s Kitchen.
The casting news rounds up the principal cast for the eventual Defenders event that will bring Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, and Iron Fist together.
No timeframe has been set for the release of Iron Fist.
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