Jessica Stroup & Tom Pelphrey Join Marvel’s IRON FIST

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Netflix series Marvel’s Iron Fist has cast Jessica Stroup (The Following) and Tom Pelphrey (Banshee) in major roles.

LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 07: Actress Jessica Stroup arrives at the 35th Annual People's Choice Awards held at the Shrine Auditorium on January 7, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images for PCA)


The two will play siblings Joy and Ward Meachum, childhood friends of Danny Rand who rose to power in his father’s business while he was away and feel threatened on his return to New York. Their father Harold (David Wenham) also played a part in the death of Danny Rand’s father.

Iron Fist follows Danny’s return to New York City after a prolonged absence where he’ll fight crime using his kung-fu mastery and ability to summon the awesome power of the titular fist.