Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings is an upcoming Marvel Studios movie. It will feature the first Asian superhero. The movie will enter as the 25th film in the MCU.
This project has been under consideration for a long time. It was in development since 2001. But only under the direction of David Callaham in 2018, the movie gained momentum. David Callaham is writing the screenplay of the film.
The filming of the movie is being carried out in Australia. While the production began in February 2020, the pandemic brought it to a halt immediately. After a long hiatus, production resumed at the end of July 2020. Besides Australia, Los Angeles is also one of the prime locations for shooting.
Destin Daniel Cretton is the director of the movie. The creation of the Asian superhero Shang-Chi for Marvel Comics in 1973 is credited to Jim Starlin and Steve Englehart for Marvel Comics. The superhero adopts kung fu antics to master the rebellion against his father. Fu Manchu, his father, is an infamous villain of his times.
Release Date of Shang-Chi and The Legend of The Ten Rings
The movie is now officially scheduling to release on July 9, 2021. The premiere date is delaying several times owing to the COVID-19 pandemic. Previously the movie was to release on the first day of Chinese New Year, i.e., February 12, 2021. This movie is delaying to May 7, 2021. And, keeping the release of Black Widow (2021) in mind, the release date is shift to July 2021. Now, all set to premiere in July, the movie will make its release in Phase Four of the MCU.
Cast Details of Shang-Chi and The Legend of The Ten Rings
The Chinese-Canadian actor Simu Liu is doing the titular role of Shang-Chi. Hence, he is a skillful martial artist.
Tony Leung will play the Mandarin. He is the leader of the Ten Rings terrorist organization.
Also joining the cast of the movie is the American actor Awkwafina. Ronny Chieng and Michelle Yeoh also there in the cast.
The plot of Shang-Chi and The Legend of The Ten Rings
Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings chronicles on the legendary tale of Shang-Chi. He has the power to clone himself as he fights. The primary antagonist of the movie is the Mandarin.
Shang-Chi is put in a special orphanage to train the kids to fight. Mandarin runs the orphanage. Shang-Chi escapes the orphanage and runs into Mandarin years later. Mandarin guarantees him to power, money, and freedom if he agrees to fight in an epic tournament. This tournament will be magical and will feature characters never seen before, from wizards to aliens. The one who wins the show gets the legendary ten rings as the prize. This is what the Mandarin is after. The fighting days of Mandarin are quit. This is why he wants to enlist Shang Chi.
The Mandarin twist from Iron Man will also address in the movie. As Shang-Chi will engage himself in an epic battle, the fighting sequences will be a sight to behold. So, mark the date to watch one of the most phenomenal tournaments to feature in the MCU.