Finn Jones, Ser Loras Tyrell on Game of Thrones, has been cast as the main character in Netflix’s upcoming superhero drama, Iron Fist.

He will be playing martial arts master Daniel Rand, who first appeared in Marvel comics in 1974. Rand uses the mystical power of the Iron Fist in New York City to enhance his martial arts knowledge to superhuman levels in order to fight crime.

This will be the fourth collaboration between Netflix and Marvel. Daredevil and Jessica Jones have already found great success. Luke Cage will premiere soon. Iron Fist will premiere before the fifth Marvel-Netflix project, Defenders, which will be a crossover between all four heroes. The Netflix series will be executive produced by Scott Buck (Dexter).

This announcement may be a disappointment to fans who hoped that Rand would be played by an Asian actor in the Netflix adaption.

Jones will appear on Season 6 of Game of Thrones, premiering this April.

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