'Iron Fist' star criticises creator after he defends show against 'whitewashing'

'Iron Fist' star criticises creator after he defends show against 'whitewashing'

Tan has a boatload of TV and film credits; he's also an accomplished martial artist, and son of respected stunt coordinator Philip Tan.so yeah, the kung-fu required to play the Iron Fist would not have been much of a stretch.

"We need to know more before we can decide how we should proceed". And in this intervening period, he trained in martial arts and gained the mystical power of the Iron Fist.

After the success of the previous three titles in the Defenders line, "Iron Fist" falls flat in other ways. Danny decides this is dumb and he would rather return to NY to run a company he hasn't set foot in since he was 10 years old. Why do we need "Iron Fist" to tell what is essentially the same story, especially since it doesn't tell it almost as well? NPR's Eric Deggans pointed out that by casting and amplifying a white actor, "Iron Fist" actually is troubling.

Which, again, is something he deserves praise for - keeping the discussion alive won't make any difference for Iron Fist, but there's a chance that the positive reaction across social media will impact on casting decisions for the next series for which an Asian actor has a shot at winning the lead role. On the other hand, if they had chose to make Iron Fist an Asian, that would have been fine with me, too. Besides secretly invading NY, infiltrating Danny Rand's company, orchestrating the death of his family, and digging an enormous hole in Hell's Kitchen, we're still not entirely clear on what the Hand wants beyond a nebulous sense of "order".

He was the Daimyo, or leader, of The Hand in South America who challenged Daredevil's leadership as an outsider. The reveal that Colleen (Jessica Henwick) was part of the Hand and the resulting fallout was one of the most compelling twists of the season, aided by the fact that she has the best action sequences of any of the main characters. The monks never recover her body and it is presumed that she is dead. There's an interesting show lurking somewhere within Iron Fist...as long as you remove Iron Fist himself. You know the guy. Sigourney Weaver in The Defenders.

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Pitting it against the very high standards that Marvel has already set for its Netflix series, "Iron Fist" is the studio's worst release so far.

Thomas then spent some time scolding people whom he thinks have too much time.

Madame Gao briefly suggests that Claire is jealous of all the heroes and only works with them in the hopes of their greatness rubbing off on her.

The first season of "Daredevil", which had Charlie Cox, jumping on the top of trucks in his Daredevil suit in the season finale, spoiled us into thinking Finn Jones's Iron Fist would also show up in costume by the end of its first season. I try not to think about it too much. As in Jessica Jones, she continues to be a ruthless but brutally effective attorney who really has no time or energy for superheroic shenanigans or magic or superpowers. It's an interesting debate about culture and respecting your past that at the very least feels nuanced in the ways Danny's plight does not.

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