Here is to introduce you to the latest star to headline a Marvel Cinematic movie.
Comic-con has been a hell of an announcement. One of such is the announcement of Simu Liu as the man to star in Shang-Chi and the Legends of the Ten Rings. By taking up this role, Simu will be the first solo Asian to lead a Marvel Cinematic Universe Movie.
|Simu Liu Manning the Mic. The smartass director, Destin Daniel beside him.|
Other than Simu, another star is Tony Leung who will be acting as the Mandarin. Also, Awkwafina will be taking up a role we don’t know of yet.
The announcement was made on Saturday. Simu had been confirmed for the role on Tuesday after he screen-testing on Sunday. Simu has been a star in the Canadian movie, “Kim’s convenience” aired on Netflix.
Just announced in Hall H at #SDCC, Marvel Studios’ SHANG-CHI AND THE LEGEND OF THE TEN RINGS, with Simu Liu, Awkwafina and Tony Leung, directed by Destin Daniel Cretton. In theaters February 12, 2021. pic.twitter.com/VXaqJ5uN6B
— Marvel Studios (@MarvelStudios) July 21, 2019
Well, you can guess, he expressed his excitement on Twitter.
Thanks for getting back to me https://t.co/FFRuM03p20
— Simu Liu (@SimuLiu) July 21, 2019