Netlflix and Marvel have been on a roll as of late with Marvel’s Daredevil, Marvel’s Jessica Jones and this month we have Marvel’s Luke Cage. Now Netflix has announced the premiere date for the next Marvel adventure coming to Netflix March 3rd 2017, Marvel’s Iron Fist. This series is culminating towards the series Marvel’s The Defenders where the main characters of the aforementioned series’ team up. If you’re unfamiliar with comic lore and history, Luke Cage and Iron Fist (in particular) have a long history together and were a team in of themselves.
Iron Fist (Daniel “Danny” Rand) is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. Created by Roy Thomas and Gil Kane, he first appeared in Marvel Premiere #15 (May 1974). He is a practitioner of martial arts and the wielder of a mystical force known as the Iron Fist, which allows him to summon and focus his chi. The character starred in his own solo series in the 1970s, and shared the title Power Man and Iron Fist for several years with Luke Cage, partnering with Cage to form the superhero team Heroes for Hire. The character has starred in numerous solo titles since, including The Immortal Iron Fist, which expanded on his origin story and the history of the Iron Fist. -Wikipedia
Netflix’s synopsis of the series follows below.
Billionaire Danny Rand (Finn Jones) returns to New York City after being missing for years, trying to reconnect with his past and his family legacy. He fights against the criminal element corrupting New York City with his kung-fu mastery and ability to summon the awesome power of the fiery Iron Fist.
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