|Finn Jones as Iron Fist. Image via Netflix.|
The first trailer for Iron Fist underwhelmed some people and probably seemed familiar to a lot more. In fact, the internet focused on it seeming very similar to the CW series, Arrow. There are seeming similarities to Batman Begins as well.
Christian Toto (@HollywoodInToto) is editor of HollywoodInToto.com and host of the Hollywood in Toto Podcast. I asked him if audiences will be put off by another story about a rich orphan who goes off to a far-off land only to return years later as a crime-fighting superhero.
“Superheroes remain extraordinarily popular, and familiarity to existing properties won’t be much of a speed bump,” Toto said. “The show’s creators would be wise to create some distance to any Bat-similarities but I’m guessing they’ll do just that.”
Christian Bladt (@ChristianDMZ) is executive producer of The Tomorrow Show. He also hosts The Trump Report (at AfterBuzz TV) and The Bladtcast. He had some similar thoughts on Iron Fist’s origins. . . .
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