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Marvel + Netflix “Iron Fist” secure their actor + writer

The Defenders are all here
Dulani Wilson 31st January, 2016 Comics, TV
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By the looks of things it seems all the main building blocks of the Marvel + Netflix world are in place, as Mike Colter, who plays Luke Cage in Jessica Jones and in his upcoming solo project Luke Cage, confirmed some interesting news re The Defenders.

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Iron Fist has already been cast the actor to play him. Plus a writer for the series has already been selected.

Here is what Colter had to say via Collider:

The actor [to play Iron Fist] has been cast, but he’s in a basement somewhere. When the time is right, they’ll let him up and tell him where he is. I am [excited]. I’ll get a nice little break, after doing Jessica Jones and Luke Cage. Whether I’m in [his show], I don’t know, but there’s The Defenders.

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Well, you kinda have to been in his show Luke Cage. Or vice versa. You guys are the definition of buddies.

And with Jessica Jones getting a season 2 alongside Daredevil, + The Punisher loading up for his official solo series, things seem to be going from strength to strength with this Marvel / Netflix team up, all gearing up ultimately towards The Defenders. Just don’t make it Avengers-y.
 

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