Iron Fist’s Finn Jones on ‘Problematic’ Internet Outrage, His Unusual Audition, and Burning Man Outfits
Few Marvel products have entered the world with more trepidation from viewers than Iron Fist. The Netflix series, which premieres Friday, follows the adventures of Danny Rand, a rich kid who trains in mystical martial arts in the Far East and returns to New York to fight evil. Though the character has been white since his comics debut in the early 1970s, Marvel faced pressure to cast an Asian-American actor and eschew the racial trope of a white man becoming the greatest champion of martial arts. Nevertheless, Marvel cast Game of Thrones alum Finn Jones
‘Iron Fist’ Won’t Actually Show the Coolest Part of Becoming ‘Iron Fist’
Controversy continues to swirl around Marvel’s Netflix Iron Fist, but even as cast and crew go on the defensive from bad reviews, many are intrigued to see the more fantastical elements of Danny Rand’s origin story in K’un L’un. Well, bad news on that front, as Iron Fist becomes the second series in which Finn Jones never gets to meet a dragon.
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Finn Jones Blames Donald Trump for Bad ‘Iron Fist’ Reviews
“Iron Fist” star Finn Jones thinks part of the reason the latest Netflix Marvel show is getting panned is because of the American political climate — in particular, Donald Trump.
Speaking to Radio Times, Jones said part of the problem is that his “Iron Fist” character, Danny Rand, is a white billionaire. And as he sees it, the one of those currently holding the US presidency is making critics less receptive to Danny’s story.
What's on TV: 'Iron Fist,' 'Workaholics' finale and March Madness
Despite some disappointing reviews, the fourth entry in Marvel's run of Netflix series is here with this week's debut of Iron Fist. It's also time for the start of March Madness, so get those brackets filled out and watch all the games across four networks + streaming. Comedy Central also has a big week planned, with the series finale of Workaholics, and the long-awaited third season premiere of one of my favorite shows, Review. Look after the break to check out each day's highlights, including and let us know what you think (or what we missed)