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Marvel Casts David Wenham in Iron Fist

Find out his villainous role

Sadie Gennis

David Wenham has joined the cast ofMarvel's Iron Fist, Marvel announced on Monday.

TheLord of the Rings alum will play the villain Harold Meachum, a ruthless corporate leader who was partnered with Danny Rand's (Finn Jones) parents at the time of their deaths.

In addition to playing Faramir in the Lord of the Rings trilogy, Wenham is also known for his roles in 300andTop of the Lake.

The fourth series in Marvel and Netflix's Defenders franchise, Iron Fist picks up when Danny returns to New York City after having been missing for years. There, he uses his kung-fu mastery and ability to summon the fiery Iron Fist to fight local crime. The cast also includes Jessica Henwick as Colleen Wing, a dojo owner who helps out Danny.

Are you excited for Iron Fist?