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Netflix and Marvel have unveiled the first teaser trailer for Marvel’s Iron Fist at New York Comic Con as well as announcing a key cast member for the Netflix Original Series Marvel’s The Defenders, and it proved to be a doozy of an announcement!
With Iron Fist the fourth and final character to make up the upcoming Marvel’s The Defenders - joining Daredevil, Jessica Jones and Luke Cage - lead actor Finn Jones (Danny Rand) attended a panel alongside his co-stars Jessica Henwick (Colleen Wing), David Wenham (Harold Meachum), Jessica Stroup (Joy Meachum), Tom Pelphrey (Ward Meachum) and Rosario Dawson (Claire Temple) as well as showrunner and Executive Producer, Scott Buck.
The premiere date for Marvel’s Iron Fist is set for Friday March 17th 2017 in all territories where Netflix is available and the panel included the announcement that Deborah Ann Woll (Marvel’s Daredevil) will reprise her role of Karen Page in the forthcoming Marvel’s The Punisher with Jon Bernthal once again starring as Frank Castle/The Punisher.
The biggest casting surprise however was saved for last with the news that Sigourney Weaver will be joining Marvel’s The Defenders in a significant role. Jeph Loeb, Executive Producer and Head of Marvel Television said: “Marvel is honored to have an actress of her caliber and status join what is already our biggest show ever! She is by definition a class act.”
Check out the teaser trailer for Marvel’s Iron Fist below.
Marvel’s Iron Fist will premiere on Netflix from Friday March 17th 2017.