Trivia about Iron Fist.

  • In the comics, Danny Rand and Luke Cage were known as the Heroes for Hire.
  • In the comics, Iron Fist comes from the land of K'un Lun.
  • Finn Jones and Jessica Henwick were on the fantasy TV series Game of Thrones.
  • In the comics, The Iron Fist who came before Danny Rand was Orson Randall, a combat veteran of World War I that used "gun fu" (as opposed to Kung fu). One rumor suggests that he could be played by Chow Yun Fat, since his roles in Jon Woo films served as inspiration for the character.
  • Alain Moussi, Christian Howard, Luke Bracey and Erryn Arkin were all considered for the Iron Fist role.
  • The Iron Fist comic book series was originally inspired by the success of the Kung Fu TV series. The hidden land of K'un L'un was inspired by various stories, including James Hilton's Lost Horizon and tales of Tibet. Much of the original series was inspired by the Golden Age Centaur Comics character Amazing Man, who was a westerner who gained super abilities, while studying in a hidden Tibet'like land. Amazing Man, as his civilian identity of John Aman, was added to Iron Fist continuity in the Immortal Iron Fist series.
  • Had the working title "Kick" during production.
  • Features characters from both Jessica Jones and Daredevil.
  • Rosario Dawson is the only actress to appear in all four of the Marvel Cinematic Universe shows on Netflix: Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Daredevil.
  • Finn Jones trained for four hours daily before filming began, two hours of martial arts training and two hours of weightlifting. For his physical look, Jones said that he did not want to bulk up, he wanted a very "toned and athletic" look rather than look like a "muscle-bound gym rat".
  • The Marvel character of Sabretooth (Victor Creed), who has a well-known history with the X-Men (Wolverine in particular), originally began as a non-powered serial killer in Iron Fist issue #14 (August 1977). It was only later that he was written as a mutant who possesses bestial superhuman abilities, most notably a rapid healing factor, razor-sharp fangs and claws, and superhuman senses with a past connection to Wolverine.
  • Colleen Wing, in the Marvel comic books, is the best friend and crime fighting partner of Misty Knight. Knight, portrayed by Simone Missick, is a main character in Luke Cage.
  • Iron Fist was trained in the land of K'un Lun, along with a few other heroes from the comics.
  • Ray Park was rumored to be Danny Rand/Iron Fist from 2002, when talk started about the possibility to make a movie about the superhero, after his appearances in Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace and X-Men.
  • Lewis Tan initially auditioned for the role of Danny Rand/Iron Fist before being cast as Zhou Cheng.
  • Prior to the casting of Finn Jones, many people expressed hope that Iron Fist would be portrayed by an East Asian actor. When the Caucasian Jones was cast, many criticized the decision, including Marvel writer Marjorie Liu and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. actress Chloe Bennet.
  • In the comics, Ward is the uncle to his niece, Joy but in the series, they are brother and sister.

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