Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings has completed filming. Over the weekend, star Simu Liu and director Destin Daniel Cretton revealed on their respective social media accounts that manufacturing has wrapped on the primary Marvel Cinematic Universe chapter with an Asian origin superhero within the lead. Liu mentioned as a lot in a submit, noting how Marvel’s Shang-Chi will “make historical past as the primary superhero film to function all an all-Asian forged” and claimed that “will probably be unimaginable for Hollywood to disregard us after this.”
In a caption to a forged wrap photograph posted to the non-public Fb group Refined Asian Traits, Liu wrote (through The Wrap) [all emphasis his]: “That is a wrap on SHANG CHI AND THE LEGEND OF THE TEN RINGS!!!!!! 9 months from now we’ll break data and make historical past as the primary superhero film to function all an ALL-ASIAN forged that kicks a lot a** it is not even humorous. Nicely – that is a lie, truly, it is fairly humorous too. For all of us who’ve hated the color of our pores and skin, or been made to really feel lower than due to it; NO MORE. That is OUR film, and will probably be IMPOSSIBLE for Hollywood to disregard us after this.”
Liu was much more easy and plain on Instagram, the place he merely captioned a photograph of him with Cretton: “We made a child!!! We will not wait to introduce him to the world in 9 months… 😍😍😍 #WRAPPED.” With a photograph that includes himself alongside his spouse Nikki Chapman, his sister Pleasure Cretton and actor Zhang Meng, Cretton took even fewer phrases to explain his pleasure on Instagram [emphasis his]: “WE. ARE. WRAPPED!”
It is unclear if Meng has a task on Marvel’s Shang-Chi or only a buddy of Cretton’s, as her involvement hasn’t beforehand been reported. Along with Liu, different forged members on Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings embody Tony Leung (Within the Temper for Love) because the Mandarin, Awkwafina (Jumanji: The Next Level), Ronny Chieng (The Each day Present), and Michelle Yeoh (Loopy Wealthy Asians).
Filming started again in February on Marvel’s Shang-Chi however was then shut down in March because of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. It was in a position to resume a lot ahead of different productions in July. The Marvel film was filmed at Fox Studios Australia, Sydney, and on location within the bigger Aussie state of New South Wales, the place it will be adopted subsequent by Thor: Love and Thunder, set to launch February 11, 2022.
Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings is presently slated to open July 9, 2021 worldwide.