Marvel Studios on Friday launched a brand new featurette of its upcoming movie Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings starring Simu Liu within the lead function.
In the featurette, Marvel boss Kevin Feige welcomes Shang-Chi into the household, whereas additionally taking us again to MCU’s first movie Iron Man (2008) the place we had a number of references to the terrorist organisation Ten Rings that kidnapped Tony Stark and compelled him to construct weapons of mass destruction for them. In the video, Kevin Feige additionally explains a little bit of Shang-Chi’s household legacy across the Ten Rings.
Simu Liu, on his half, reveals Twitter helped him land the function within the MCU film. Director Destin Daniel Cretton concludes the video by promising that Shang-Chi will likely be a “crazy wild giant ride”.
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Shang-Chi would be the first Asian superhero to steer a Marvel movie. Also referred to as the Master of Kung Fu, Shang-Chi was raised as a grasp of martial arts by his father. Tony Leung essays the function of the Mandarin, Shang-Chi’s father and the top of Ten Rings terrorist organisation.
Shang-Chi traces the titular superhero’s battle to reside as much as his father’s legacy and turn into worthy of the Ten Rings that gave his household the legendary energy.
The movie additionally stars Awkwafina, Michelle Yeoh, Fala Chen and Florian Munteanu. Benedict Wong, in the meantime, is claimed to reprise his function of the sorcerer.
Shang-Chi will hit theatres on September 3 this yr.