Jessica Henwick, who stars as Colleen Wing on "Iron Fist", wrote on Twitter on Tuesday that, "Oriental is a term used to describe rugs, not people". 'Iron Fist " s decided unwokeness is notable, particularly when Danny lectures Colleen, who is of East Asian descent, on the right way to channel her internal force". With the immortal Iron Fist having just landed on Netflix in his own solo series, Marvel are rebooting the character's adventures on the page with Iron Fist #1, from creators Ed Brisson and Mike Perkins. Thomas would've been fine with that.
There he became the Iron Fist - a once-in-a-generation champion who can make his hand glow with chi and blow stuff up. In addition to overwhelmingly negative reviews from critics, the show has continued to be called out for not casting an Asian-American as the title character, even though Danny Rand was always a white man in the comics. As many have stated, the idea that re-interpreting Iron Fist as an Asian-American man or woman would remove the character's "outsider status" in K'un-Lun is backwards thinking, and these redesigns open up storytelling opportunities regarding the Asian-American experience that just aren't explored in comics or on television. "I didn't consider myself the safeguard of some kind of Caucasian literary standard or anything like that", he added. Well, first of all they're using the quality and acclaim of Iron Fist's Netflix predecessors as a stick to beat it with. If somebody had suggested, "You want to make it so he's Asian?" "Like Danny's character. I understand him very well". Tam toldVulture that he had auditioned multiple times and had discussed his availability before Marvel went with Jones. Strange. However, in Netflix's case, and in order to utilize all of their original Marvel series, The Defenders will be the four big superheroes of Netflix for now. "[It's] a really interesting female/male relationship, I think". But with dozens of hours of screentime across two series you'd think, we'd have more answers than we do.
It really sounds like Tan has a take on what his Danny Rand could've been like, and it's a fun thought exercise to wonder how this project might've turned out with someone other than Finn Jones in the lead role. I don't think Luke Cage had one of these, but I'm pretty sure the other three Netflix MCU seasons had one each. None of the shows were flawless, after all, and Iron Fist hasn't yet become the chore that Luke Cage and Jessica Jones became in their second halves.
If the real Iron Fist doesn't show up by the end of Season 2, fans may not ask for a Season 3. I hope people can watch the show before making judgments. "We actually talk about those issues and we try to address them, rather than just being the white savior and coming in and going, 'Oh, Danny's gonna take care of everything!'" Still, the series doesn't contain many acknowledgments about race.
Rooney has lost his place in Jose Mourinho's team this season, and it appears as though his days as a starter for United are over. West Ham slipped to a third successive Premier League defeat following a 3-2 home loss to champions Leicester on Saturday.
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Donald Trump's wealth shrunk by $1 billion over the past year, according to an annual tally by Forbes magazine . Bezos added $27.6 billion to his fortune to reach $72.8 billion and move into the top three for the first time.
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This fight was about the realisation of hefty expectation and with Jacobs down and hurt it should have been over. The unstoppable Kazakh needed a unanimous decision to retain his world middleweight titles for the 18th time.
The ruling can have an impact on about 30 collective lawsuits and criminal trials involving former TEPCO officials. The amount that they were ordered to pay , however, was far below the ¥1.5bn sought by the 137 plaintiffs.
The 18-time Grand Slam champion dominated the semifinal from the outset and needed just 21 minutes to take the first set 6-1. Federer, the ninth seed, will face countryman and third seed, Stan Wawrinka, for the title on Sunday with March, 2017.
The White House ideologues are taking a more direct role in foreign policy with little regard for the established protocols. News organizations reimburse the government for transport and logistics, so there's no cost to taxpayers.
However, speculation on the back of this tweet suggests that some Trump supporters could attempt to launch a boycott of the chain. Burger King's account even tweeted its followers to "Look for a McDonald's in a hood near you".
Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka gets White House office
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Tim Tebow assigned to Mets low Class-A team
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Beauty and the Beast Sets March Box Office Record
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Tesla Inc (TSLA) Kicksoff Deliveries of Model S and X 100D
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BBC news guest explains what happened in THAT viral video
Now thanks to the Wall Street Journal and the BBC , we have the inside scoop on what was going through the poor bloke's mind. Professor Kelly also put an end to speculation over why he didn't stand up and help remove the children from the room.