The first Asian superhero movie in Marvel’s history, ‘Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings’ are set to release internationally on September 3. The film is also being released on Star Cineplex and Blockbuster Cinemas in Bangladesh on the same day.
The movie was supposed to be released in February this year. But the release date of the movie was postponed by three points as the Corona epidemic was imminent. An American superhero movie centered on the popular Marvel Comics character Shang-Chi. The film, produced by Marvel Studios and served by Walt Disney Motion Pictures, is set to release as the 25th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
It stars Simu Liu as Shang-Chi alongside Awkwafina, Meng’er Zhang, Fala Chen, Florian Munteanu, Benedict Wong, Michelle Yeoh, Ben Kingsley, and Tony Leung. In the film, Shang-Chi is forced to confront his past after he is drawn into his father’s Ten Rings organization.
A film based on Shang-Chi entered development in 2001, but work did not begin in earnest until December 2018 when Callaham was hired. Cretton joined in March 2019, with the project fast-tracked as Marvel’s first film with an Asian lead. The film’s title and primary cast were announced that July, revealing the film’s connection to the Mandarin (Leung) and his Ten Rings organization previously appeared throughout the MCU. Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings is the first Marvel Studios film with an Asian director and a predominantly Asian cast. Filming began in February 2020 but was put on hold in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Production resumed in August before completing in October, with additional shooting occurring in Sydney and San Francisco.
Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings premiered in Los Angeles on August 16, 2021, and is scheduled to be released in the United States on September 3, as part of Phase Four of the MCU. The film received positive reviews from critics, praising the choreography of the action scenes, exploration and representation of Asian culture, and the performances from Liu and Leung.