Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings is a 2021 American superhero movie featuring Shang-Chi, based on Marvel Comics. It is the 25th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures (MCU). The film stars Simu Liu as Shang-Chi alongside Awkwafina, Meng’er Zhang, Fala Chen, Florian Munteanu, Benedict Wong, Michelle Yeoh, Ben Kingsley, and Tony Leung, and is directed by Destin Daniel Cretton from a script he co-wrote with Dave Callaham and Andrew Lanham.
It has a worldwide gross of $389 million, making it the highest-grossing picture of 2021. Stan Lee discussed a potential film or television series based on the Marvel Comics character Shang-Chi with actor Brandon Lee and his mother Linda Lee in the 1980s, according to Margaret Loesch, former president and CEO of Marvel Productions, with the intention of having Brandon Lee star as the character.
Under the working title Steamboat, principal photography began in February 2020 at Fox Studios Australia in Sydney and on location in New South Wales. Due to the character’s training in several sorts of martial arts, Cretton was inspired by a variety of diverse combat methods for the film’s action. The film had 16 visual effects suppliers, with up to three vendors working on each shot, resulting in over 2,000 shots, of which over 1,700 were used in the final cut.
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