The cast is starting to come together for the highly anticipated ‘Iron Fist‘ series which Marvel is bringing to Netflix. In the latest casting news actress Jessica Henwick has been cast for the role of ‘Colleen Wing‘. Get all the latest on this and the new Iron Fist series below, and share your thoughts after the JUMP!
Jessica Henwick will play Marvel’s Colleen Wing.
Game of Thrones star Jessica Henwick will play Colleen Wing on Marvel’s Iron Fist
Marvel and Netflix have locked a key Iron Fist role with the addition star Jessica Henwick. According to EW, the Game of Thrones actress will play Marvel’s Colleen Wing, joining a cast set to be headlined by Finn Jones, with whom she costars on the HBO fantasy drama.
Marvel’s Iron Fist, the newest Marvel Cinematic Universe series coming soon only to Netflix, follows Danny Rand (Jones), who returns to New York City after being missing for years. He fights against the criminal element corrupting New York City with his incredible kung-fu mastery and ability to summon the awesome power of the fiery Iron Fist.
Colleen Wing made her first comic book appearance in 1974’s Marvel Premiere #19. Raised in Japan by her grandfather, Colleen Wing trained as a samurai. As an adult, Wing moved to New York City where her father, Professor Lee Wing, worked at Columbia University. When his Oriental studies led to the professor being targeted by the deadly Cult of Kara Kai, both Wings crossed paths with Iron Fist for the first time. It was soon thereafter that Colleen Wing’s life was saved by Misty Knight. Becoming best friends, the pair formed a private detective agency, Knightwing Restorations, Ltd. Thanks to a moniker from Rand, however, Knight and Wing soon became better known as the “Daughters of the Dragon”.