This is a wrap on Shang-Chi and the legend of the ten rings! Against overwhelming odds, the latest entry in the Marvel Cinematic Universe has finished filming. The news was confirmed on Instagram by both Simu Liu and director Destin Daniel Cretton. Despite some delays in the release date, this means the film is back on track to introduce a new hero to the MCU in Phase 4.
Simu Liu, who will portray Marvel’s Shang-Chi, shared a picture of himself with director Destin Daniel Cretton on Instagram. “We did it, baby,” he said in the caption. “We can’t wait to introduce him to the world in nine months.” Cretton also shared a behind-the-scenes photo on Instagram: “We. Are. Wrapped!” In a private Facebook group called “Subtle Asian Traits”, Liu also shared the news with a lengthy message with the following words.
“This is a recap of Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings. In nine months we will break records and make history as the first superhero film with an all-Asian cast who kicks so many asses it’s not even funny. Well “That’s actually a lie, it’s pretty funny too. For those of you who hated us for the color of our skin or felt less than because of, no more. This is our movie, and it will be Hollywood can us after that.” no longer ignore. ”
Indeed, this will be a landmark for representation, not just in superhero films but in Hollywood in general. Asian representation in big films has been an issue for decades. The MCU is arguably the world’s largest entertainment brand right now. That makes Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings such a big deal. Not to mention, there may be a brand new solo franchise in the universe.
Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings originally began filming in March, just before the widespread Hollywood shutdown resulting from health and safety concerns. Eventually the filmmakers managed to get things going again, albeit under difficult circumstances, to finalize the film. It will be one of the few blockbusters to make it to the finish line after being shut down in 2020, which is encouraging for the entire industry. It can be done.
The plot details for Shang-Chi’s first cinematic adventure are kept under lock and key for the time being. The cast also includes Awkwafina, Tony Leung, Michelle Yeoh and Ronnie Chieng. The other films in Phase 4 of the MCU are Black Widow, Eternals, Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, Spider-Man 3, and Thor: Love and Thunder. Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings will currently hit theaters on July 9, 2021. We will keep you updated as more details are announced. Be sure to check out the set photos of Destin Daniel Cretton and Simu Liu’s Instagram.
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