‘Danny Rand’ aka ‘Daniel Rand’ aka ‘Iron Fist’ is a Marvel superhero created by Roy Thomas and Gil Kane in 1974. Iron Fist has appeared in several comic books since then. Some of his well-known allies include ‘Luke Cage’ aka ‘Power Man’.
Iron Fist has been adopted into a TV series, the first episode will be broadcast in March 2017. The series has been developed by Scott Buck.
The Character Danny Rand is played by Finn Jones.
Finn has played the character of ‘Ser Loras Tyrell’ aka ‘Knight of Flowers’ in ‘Game of Thrones’.
Danny Rand and his family are presumed dead, after a plane crash.
Danny survives the crash and trains in martial arts in the mystical city called Kun Lun.
Danny returns to his father’s company ‘Rand Corporation’ after 15 years of absence. People jokingly say that he is back from the dead.
He is a good man like Bruce Wayne aka Batman, who has also lost his parents. He needs to defend his father’s company from threats both inside and outside the company.
Danny uses his lifelong training and experience to face some really evil criminals.
Danny finds ‘Colleen Wing’, played by Jessica Henwick, as his ally. She is also an expert in martial arts.
Danny is a billionaire with spiritual Buddhist beliefs and a big heart.
Harold Meachum is Danny’s foe cum business partner. Harold is the exact opposite of Danny, cold-hearted and merciless.
According to Wikipedia the series has been in development since the year 2000.
The great Stan Lee is part of the production team, serving as executive producer.
The series ‘Luke Cage’ is said to be the predecessor of this series. Where as, the series ‘The Defenders’ will come after ‘Iron Fist’.