Daniel Rand, the Immortal Iron Fist, defender of K’un Lun and New York, is set to return to Netflix for a sophomore season this September. Marvel’s Netflix panel featured footage of Iron Fist Season 2 and Jeph Loeb, head of Marvel TV, revealed that we’ll see the new season begin streaming on September 7th.
Raven Metzner took over showrunning duties from the much maligned Scott Buck and, it seems, has put a premium on redefining the show through its fight choreography. Clips focused on Danny protecting the streets of New York (and also destroying some), showing off the new style choreographed by Clayton Barber.
Taking the stage with Loeb and Metnzer were Finn Jones, Jessica Henwick and Simone Missick, who will join the series while reprising her role as Misty Knight. Henwick and Missick worked nicely together in their reunion during Luke Cage Season 2 and have thrown around the idea of a potential Daughters of the Dragon team-up series down the road and indeed a clip showed the two fighting side by side.
While the first season was widely panned for avoiding much of the mythology from the source material, Metzner explained that his belief was that they “should be inside” the mythology, something that has worked well for Marvel Studios. Metzner’s belief in the mythology came through in a big way when a clip was shown that featured Danny fighting his friend-turned-nemesis, Davos, in K’un Lun wearing the traditional yellow Iron Fist mask! Davos’ transformation to the Steel Serpent was recently teased on the official Iron Fist Twitter:
— Iron Fist (@MarvelIronFist) July 18, 2018
Alice Eve, a major addition to the cast of the sophomore season, took the stage to join the cast and much to the surprise of everyone there it was revealed that she would be playing Typhoid Mary, a longtime Daredevil nemesis and a character that tops nearly every fan’s wishlist. We had the breakdown of Eve’s character way back when, but we never had her pegged for Mary! The panel then featured a grim clip of the very dark side of Typhoid Mary!
With the shocking reveal of Eve as Typhoid Mary, the panel wound to a conclusion. The Iron Fist Twitter feed then began a 14 minute countdown to the release of the first trailer, which you can check out for yourself here:
Iron Fist Season 2 features ?Danny Rand (Finn Jones)? ?as 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.
Season 2 furthers the transformation of Danny?, a character with a fish out of water coming of age story making his way in a harsh new world, battling to work out who he is. This season, Dann?y? has promised that with Matt Murdock gone, he will step up and protect his city. ?But a sinister plot twist threatens his very identity ?and he must conquers his villains to protect the town and people he holds close to his heart.
?Marvel’s Iron Fist Season 2 stars Finn Jones (Danny Rand), Jessica Henwick (Colleen Wing), Sacha Dhawan (Davos), Tom Pelphrey (Ward Meachum), Jessica Stroup (Joy Meachum), Simone Missick (Misty Knight) and introduces Alice Eve (Mary Walker).
Iron Fist, Season 2, streams on Netflix September 7th!
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