• Simu Liu was revealed to be playing Shang-Chi at San Diego Comic-Con. 1 / 8

    Shang Chi title logo
  • Liu responded to a tweet that he made back in 2014 concerning the MCU. 2 / 8

    Simu Liu is cast in Marvels Shang Chi
  • Liu's tweet criticized the lack of an Asian American hero in the MCU. 3 / 8

  • Liu will be the first Asian actor to play the lead role in an MCU movie. 4 / 8

  • Marvel has diversified the cast and crew of the MCU more with each new phase... 5 / 8

    Vertical Shang-Chi Team Leader
  • ...And the success of Black Panther emboldened Marvel to make more diverse films. 6 / 8

    Vertical Shang-Chi Multiple Copies
  • Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings is due to be released in 2021. 7 / 8

    Vertical Shang-Chi Spider Island
  • Up next
    Suicide Squad Director is Sick of Being Blamed For WB's Changes
    Go back & read full article