6 Mar Since the announcement that Jones would be taking on the role of Danny Rand in Netflix's Marvel's Iron Fist, the Game of Thrones alum has been hit with a wave of criticism, mostly from Asian and POC comic book fans who were none too pleased with Marvel's casting decision. A point that mainstream. 23 Mar (MINOR SPOILERS AHEAD). So Netflix and Marvel dropped the first season of the IRON FIST series last week and the reaction to it has been harsh–not to mention the continued criticism of it being yet another Hollywood project with a white savior protagonist who out Asians the Asians. Plenty of people. 22 Mar Netflix's Iron Fist has received its fair share of horrible reviews. And even I, a fan of all things Marvel, can't seem to finish the series. The show has been put on blast because it didn't cast an Asian actor as Danny Rand, and also because it cast a bland white actor, Finn Jones, as Rand. In response to the.