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Aug 24, 2017

The Legends Of S.H.I.E.L.D. Director Stargate Pioneer and Consultant Michelle discuss the sixth Iron Fist episode “Immortal Emerges from Cave.” The two also talk the week in Marvel news.


Iron Fist “Immortal Emerges from Cave”
Marvel News Roundup

IRON FIST “Immortal Emerges from Cave” [4:24]


Netflix made all 13 episodes of Iron Fist available on Friday March 17th, 2017.

Directed By: RZA
3 Directing Credits starting in 2012 that include:
1 x The Man with the Iron Fists (2012)
1 x Iron Fist
ALSO: You might know him as RZA the rapper and actor

Written By: Dwain Worrell
2 credits since 2010
1 x Operator
The Wall (2017)
1 x Iron Fist (also Staff Writer for Iron Fist)


Meaning of “Immortal Emerges from Cave”

Cold Opening

“The Time Has Come”
Department Of Entomology
“The Time Has Come”
Karaoke - death by microphone
“The time has come”
Doubt Leads To Death

Crisis Intervention Resources

Wayne Olsen
Ward brushes off pills
Joy asks Ward to get Danny to the meeting

Ward and Danny

Corporate leaders do not admit culpability
Going to find daughter. In Aston Martin
Fastest donkey cart in K’un-Lun

Claire needs to get drug maker Radovan to the hospital

Wait for Danny

4th Warehouse

Truck trailer
Severed head
An invitation - for Danny only. Challenge

Get Sabina Back

Duel at sundown
Claire has more experience fighting the Hand than Danny Rand
I’m the Iron Fist. It means I never lose
The more you talk, the weirder this gets

Ward freaks out

Blood on sleeve
Trash is emptied

Crisis Management meeting

More youtube views than that green guy
Greatest thing that happened to Rand was the day Danny walked through the door

Danny Prepares

Tell me the legends again
Have yet to face the most cunning opponent

Grand Challenge

Gao and Danny agree
Apprentice of Lei Kung
Must be a double edged sword
Did you run away?
You are a living weapon
First battle is won


What are you doing?

Alessa/Bride of Nine Spiders

Kiss instead of fight
Stuck with poison
Singing spider venom
Free yourself of the burden
Drop kick to the head
Second battle os won

Goa - do you wish to withdraw?

Not leaving without the girl (Sabine)

Ward is relapsing

Goes to Urgent Care
Hurts himself
Tries to get drugs
Joy follows


Shirley is not one to give up without a fight
Radovan is not in OR
Sub level 3
Colleen handled it
“Sweet Christmas”
Decoy and took him out

Final Battle

Room full of weapons
Weapons don’t feel pain
Who do you serve?
Iron Fist comes out
Gao is … pleased?
What does Gao care for honor?

Why would you choose to leave heaven?

Gao knew Wendell
Gao’s Magic force push
Danny breaks from his master


Finn Jones - as - Danny Rand / Iron Fist (The Sarah Janes Adventures, Game Of Thrones)
A billionaire Buddhist monk and martial artist proficient in kung-fu, with the ability to call upon the mystical power of the Iron Fist. Jones described the character as "someone struggling to find his identity", and identified with the character's loneliness being an orphan like Rand. He noted that "Danny gets really stressed and really pissed off sometimes, and I understand that ... [his] optimism and where that comes from."In preparation for the role, Jones studied kung fu, wushu, and tai chi, along with weight training, Buddhist philosophy, and meditation. Toby Nichols portrays a young Danny Rand.

Jessica Henwick - as - Colleen Wing (Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Game of Thrones)
A martial artist ally of Rand who runs her own martial arts dojo called Chikara Dojo in New York City. Henwick felt the most defining word for Wing was "alone", saying, "She doesn't want to be anyone's love interest and open herself up in that way." Henwick also tried "to pull out that sort of very dry humor that [Wing] has, and that no bullshit New Yorker demeanor" from the comics version in her portrayal.

Tom Pelphrey - as - Ward Meachum (Guiding Light, As the World Turns, Banshee)
The son of Harold and childhood acquaintance of Rand, whose work building up Rand Enterprises with his sister Joy is threatened to be undone with Rand's return. Ward is a character from the comics, though Pelphrey noted "we’re not necessarily beholden to representing him [in the series] exactly as he appears in the comic book." Stroup said that Ward would experience some "male angst" on Rand's return, because "Ward would have been the one who picked on [Rand] when he was little so as pure and innocent and great as Iron Fist is, he comes in and he causes some problems" there. Ilan Eskenazi portrays a teenage Ward Meachum.

Jessica Stroup - as - Joy Meachum (90210, The Following, Jack Reacher: Never Go Back)
The daughter of Harold and childhood acquaintance of Rand, whose work building up Rand Enterprises with her brother Ward is threatened to be undone with Rand's return. Stroup said that Joy "absolutely loves" Rand, and his return to New York is "like this rebirth of what she once was, and she gets to ask these questions about herself because he’s posing them to her." Stroup said that Joy would initially be unsure whether Rand is who he says he is. Aimee Laurence portrays a young Joy Meachum.

Ramón Rodríguez - as - Bakuto (The Wire, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, Charlie's Angels TV Series, Need for Speed)
A leader of a faction of The Hand and Colleen Wing's sensei.

Sacha Dhawan - as - Davos (After Earth, An Adventure in Space and Time, Sherlock)
A skilled martial artist who is the son of Lei Kung and Rand's former best friend in K'un-Lun, who grew envious when Rand became the Iron Fist. Although Dhawan first appeared in the ninth episode of the first season, Dhawan noted that the majority of Davos' storyline was intended to be explored in a potential second season.

Rosario Dawson  - as - Claire Temple (Josie and the Pussycats, Men in Black II, The Adventures of Pluto Nash, Sin City, Rent, Clerks II, Robot Chicken, Gemini Division, Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, The Defenders)
A former nurse from Hell's Kitchen who joins Wing's dojo. Dawson reprises her role from previous Marvel Netflix series.

David Wenham  - as - Harold Meachum (Moulin Rouge!, The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, After the Deluge, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, Van Helsing, 300, 300: Rise of an Empire, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales)
A ruthless corporate leader and co-founder of Rand Enterprises who was partners with Rand’s parents at the time of their deaths. Regarding Harold's relationship with his children, Joy and Ward, Wenham said the dynamic between the three of them "is complex, to say the least. It’s multilayered, it’s multidimensional, it’s surprising and it’s forever changing, depending on the circumstances."


David Furr as Wendell Rand (Bit part actor in a ton. Noted for appearances in 13 Hours, TURN: Washington's Spies)
Danny's father and co-founder of Rand Enterprises.

Barrett Doss as Megan
A secretary to Danny Rand and the Meachums at Rand Enterprises.

Alex Wyse as Kyle
Harold Meachum's personal assistant.

Marquis Rodriguez as Darryl
A student at Wing's dojo. Rodriguez reprises his role from Luke Cage.

Wai Ching Ho as Gao
An accomplished woman and former ally of Wilson Fisk with her own heroin trade in Hell's Kitchen who has connections with The Hand. Ho reprises her role from Daredevil.

Ramon Fernandez as Kevin Singleton
Harold Meachum's loyal bodyguard.

Clifton Davis as Lawrence Wilkins
A member of the Rand Enterprises board of directors.

John Sanders as Donald Hooper
A member of the Rand Enterprises board of directors.

Elise Santora as Maria Rodriguez
A member of the Rand Enterprises board of directors.

NEWS [31:09]


'Wonder Woman' Passes 'Spider-Man' to Become Highest Grossing Superhero Origin Movie Ever at Domestic Box Office
Wonder Woman just broke another glass ceiling. The DC Extended Universe film is officially the highest-grossing superhero original movie in the United States ever, beating out Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man. The original 2002 Spider-Man film, which starred Tobey Maguire as the titular webslinger, held on to the top spot for 15-years with a total domestic take of $403.7. But as of Monday, the top spot belongs to Wonder Woman. Box Office Mojo has the film's current domestic gross sits at just over $404 million dollars and counting.

You won’t believe what shows lead viewers to watch Netflix’s Marvel series
Instead of going chronologically, Netflix found that much of its audience wanted to meet its resident butt-kicking woman first: The most popular viewing order starts with Jessica Jones, then moves to Daredevil, Luke Cage and finally, Iron Fist. (One in eight Marvel watchers is new to comic-based content before diving into their first superhero show, according to Netflix.)


'Marvel's Inhumans' International Promo Reveals New Footage
The newest promo contains some extra footage, including more of Medusa’s hair


'Marvel's The Punisher' Adds Oscar Nominee to Cast
The upcoming Marvel Netflix series The Punisher has added Academy Award-nominated actress Shohreh Aghdashloo (House of Sand and Fog; The Expanse) as Farah Madani, a successful, Iran-born psychiatrist who has spent most of her life living in the United States. Farah is the mother of Dinah Madani (Amber Rose Revah), a skilled Homeland Security agent tasked with pursuing ultra-violent vigilante Frank Castle (Jon Bernthal), a.k.a. the Punisher.

'Daredevil' Season 3 Shooting Dates Revealed
Production for Daredevil is set to begin October 15 and finish June 30. The turnaround for these shows from wrap to hitting Netflix is generally 3-4 months. Of course that all depends on the Marvel schedule for Netflix.

Finn Jones Is Already Training For 'Iron Fist' Season 2
“Now, just gonna let you know, moving into Season Two of Iron Fist, I’m actually starting my training next week,” Jones revealed. “We’re at least four or five months away from shooting, so this time around, I’m being given a lot more preparation leading up to Season Two, which I think is really gonna have a huge improvement on the quality of the fight scenes in Season Two of Iron Fist.”


New Ragnarok Promo Showcases More of the Hulk-Thor Fight
While we’ve seen bits of the Thor vs Gladiator Hulk in the trailers for the film, as the fight between the two heroes served as the main selling point in the first teaser trailer, the promo video released last night showcased more of the battle between the duo, as well as clips of Tessa Thompson’s Valkyrie fighting, and Cate Blanchett’s Hela wreaking havoc on Asgard.

OUTRO [44:40]

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