Simu Liu was revealed to be playing Shang-Chi at San Diego Comic-Con.
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Liu responded to a tweet that he made back in 2014 concerning the MCU.
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Liu's tweet criticized the lack of an Asian American hero in the MCU.
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Liu will be the first Asian actor to play the lead role in an MCU movie.
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Marvel has diversified the cast and crew of the MCU more with each new phase...
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...And the success of Black Panther emboldened Marvel to make more diverse films.
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Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings is due to be released in 2021.
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