Add another actor to the Netflix original series Iron Fist as it’s been revealed that Jessica Henwick will play Colleen Wing. Henwick appeared in a minor role as Jessika Pava in Star Wars: The Force Awakens and also joins Finn Jones as coming onto this project from Game of Thrones where she played one of the Sand Snakes. Henwick will play martial arts expert Colleen Wing, who “will serve as an invaluable ally to Iron Fist, aka Danny Rand (Finn Jones), as he returns to his life in New York.”
The character first appeared in Marvel Premiere #19 back in 1974 as created by Doug Moench and Larry Hama. She’s been a played in the Luke Cage and Iron Fist world for most of the time, affiliated with Heroes for Hire and some time as the Daughters of the Dragon as well.
Scott Buck of Dexter and Six Feet Under fame came on board as showrunner and executive producer on the series back in December.
A basic concept was also released regarding it and Marvel also confirmed that the four properties are still coming together for the miniseries event under The Defenders.
Plot concept: Returning to New York City after being missing for years, Daniel Rand 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.