Marvel Cinematic Universe’s blockbuster hit film ‘Shang-Chi And The Legend Of The Ten Rings’ was released in September in theatres and released on November on Disney Plus Hotstar this year. The film is based on a superhero character named Shang-Chi, who is the master of weaponry-based martial arts and is forced to confront his past after being drawn into the Ten Rings Organization. ‘Shang-Chi’ was directed by Destin Daniel Cretton and produced by Marvel Cinematic Universe and it starred Simu Liu as Shang-Chi, Awkwafina as Katy, Meng’er Zhang as Xu Xialing, Fala Chen as Ying Li, Florian Munteanu as Razor Fist, Tony Leung as Xu Wenwu, Ben Kingsley as Trevor Slattery, Michelle Yeoh as Ying Nan and Benedict Wong as Wong.
Now, a sequel of ‘Shang-Chi And The Legend Of The Ten Rings’ is officially confirmed by Disney and Marvel Studios with director Destin Daniel Cretton returning to direct and write. According to a piece on Variety, the director has signed an exclusive deal with Disney owned Marvel Studios under which he is going to develop TV projects for both Marvel and Disney across Disney Plus platforms. Cretton is also going to launch his own production banner, Family Owned along with Asher Goldstein.
‘Shang-Chi And The Legend Of The Ten Rings’ currently is the highest grossing film at the box office with $224.5 million. The film has made a history for Marvel Cinematic Universe as an Asian lead in it and mostly all the other Asian casts in it. The film has made a total of $431.9 million so far.