The Netflix Original Series Marvel's Iron Fist has found its showrunner and Executive Producer in Scott Buck (Dexter, Six Feet Under)! Buck previously served as Executive Producer and showrunner of Dexter for the series' final four years. He has also written for Six Feet Under and Rome, among other series. Here's what Marvel's Head of Television Jeph Loeb had to say in a statement about the executive producer and showrunner.
"Scott came in with a take on Iron Fist that quite simply knocked us off our feet. We always look for the most creative minds in the field to help us bring our heroes to life, and with Scott we've found someone that can deliver yet another great series in the ongoing story of The Defenders."
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. The title character has not been cast yet, and Netflix hasn't announced when the series may debut quite yet. Here's what Scott Buck had to say in his statement about joining Marvel's Iron Fist.
"I've always been drawn to writing complex, intriguing characters, and that's what most excites me about the opportunity to bring Danny Rand and Iron Fist to life with Marvel on Netflix."
Marvel's Iron Fist is the fourth series as part of an overall deal between Marvel Television and Netflix, which has already released the critically-acclaimed first seasons of Marvel's Daredevil and Marvel's Jessica Jones with Marvel's Luke Cage premiering in 2016. All four heroes will then unite in the mini-series event Marvel's The Defenders. What do you think about the new showrunner for Marvel's Iron Fist? Stay tuned for more details on this highly-anticipated TV series.