He will play Harold Meachum, a ruthless corporate leader who was partners with Danny Rand’s parents at the time of their deaths. What role he plays in Danny’s past and future will be revealed during the course of the series, Marvel says, He joins Finn Jones as Danny Rand/Iron Fist and Jessica Henwick as Colleen Wing.
Wenham next will be seen in The Weinstein Company’s Lion opposite Nicole Kidman and the Disney sequel Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales.
In Marvel’s Iron Fist, Danny Rand returns to New York after being missing for years. He fights against the criminal element corrupting the city with his incredible kung fu mastery and ability to summon the awesome power of the fiery Iron Fist.