Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings News


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Development & Production


Official
Oct. 24, 2020
'Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings' was confirmed to wrap by director Destin Daniel Cretton and actor Simu Liu.   (Cast/Crew)
Video
Oct. 18, 2020
A 'Shang-Chi' set video from San Francisco showed a bus chase sequence.   (Set Video(s))
Report
Jul. 01, 2020
'Shang-Chi' was reported to resume production in late July 2020.   (Deadline)
Quote
Apr. 30, 2020
Marvel Studios was said to have a "definitive plan" to resume 'Shang-Chi's' production after COVID-19-caused delays.   (Cast/Crew)
Video
Apr. 27, 2020
The first 'Shang-Chi' set video featuring Simu Liu and Awkwafina was released.   (Set Video(s))
Report (Updated)
Mar. 13, 2020
'Shang-Chi's' production was confirmed to be delayed due to precautionary testing for COVID-19.   (Cast/Crew)

Mar. 12, 2020
'Shang-Chi's' production was reported to be halted due to director Daniel Destin Cretton's self-isolation in precaution of COVID-19.   (The Hollywood Reporter)
Picture
Mar. 12, 2020
'Shang-Chi' was confirmed to be in production in Sydney, Australia.   (Set Photo(s))
Official
Jul. 20, 2019
'Shang-Chi' was confirmed to be fully titled 'Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings.'   (Marvel Studios)
Report
Dec. 03, 2018
Marvel Studios was reported to be developing a movie focused on Shang-Chi.   (Deadline)
Report
Dec. 03, 2018
Marvel Studios was reported to be considering numberous Asian and Asian-American directors for 'Shang-Chi.'   (Deadline)

Crew


Quote
Oct. 08, 2020
Jackie Chan stunt team member Andy Cheng confirmed he was involved with the stuntwork for 'Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Ring.'   (Cast/Crew)
Report
Mar. 13, 2019
Destin Daniel Cretton was reported to be set as the director for 'Shang-Chi.'   (Deadline)
Report
Dec. 03, 2018
Dave Callaham was reported to be writing the screenplay for 'Shang-Chi.'   (Deadline)

Cast


Rumor
Sep. 27, 2020
Michelle Yeoh's unnamed character in 'Shang-Chi' was rumored to be a fierce protector leading an Asian village.   (Murphy's Multiverse)
Rumor
Jul. 30, 2020
'Shang-Chi' was rumored to be casting Chinese archers.   (Murphy's Multiverse)
Rumor
Jun. 17, 2020
Donnie Yen was rumored to be in consideration for an as yet unidentified role in 'Shang-Chi.'   (That Hashtag Show)
Rumor
Jun. 17, 2020
Ludi Linn was rumored to be in consideration for the titular role in 'Shang-Chi.'   (That Hashtag Show)
Rumor
May. 18, 2020
Fala Chen was speculated to have a significant role in 'Shang-Chi.'   (Murphy's Multiverse)
Rumor
May. 05, 2020
Awkwafina was rumored to be playing The Mandarin's daughter, Fah Lo Suee, in 'Shang-Chi.'   (FandomWire)
Report
Apr. 07, 2020
Ronny Chieng was reported to have joined the cast of 'Shang-Chi' in an unspecified role.   (Discussing Film)
Rumor
Mar. 07, 2020
Florian Munteanu was rumored to be cast in 'Shang-Chi.'   (Dark Horizons)
Rumor
Feb. 24, 2020
Wiz Kid was rumored to appear in 'Shang-Chi.'   (Daniel Richtman)
Rumor
Jan. 31, 2020
'Shang-Chi' was rumored to be casting for MI-6 agents Leiko Wu, Clive Reston and Black Jack Tarr.   (Murphy's Multiverse)
Rumor
Jan. 23, 2020
Rosalind Chao was rumored to be cast in a key role in 'Shang-Chi.'   (The Illuminerdi)
Rumor
Jan. 20, 2020
Michelle Yeoh was rumored to have joined the cast of 'Shang-Chi' in an undisclosed role.   (Weekly Planet)
Official
Dec. 28, 2019
'Shang-Chi' was confirmed to feature a cast that is "98% Asian" or of Asian descent.   (Marvel Studios)
Official
Jul. 20, 2019
Simu Liu was officially cast as Shang-Chi in 'Shang-Chi.'   (Marvel Studios)
Official
Jul. 20, 2019
Awkwafina was officially cast in an undisclosed role in 'Shang-Chi.'   (Marvel Studios)
Official
Jul. 20, 2019
Tony Leung was officially cast as The Mandarin in 'Shang-Chi.'   (Marvel Studios)
Report
Jul. 15, 2019
Marvel Studios was reported to only be looking for actors that have Chinese ancestry for the titular role in 'Shang-Chi.'   (Variety)
Rumor
May. 29, 2019
Marvel Studios was rumored to be casting a "wise, old statesman" with an Asian actor between the ages of 40 & 60 as well as another character who is “one of the leader’s most skilled warriors" with an Asian actress in her 30s or 40s, for a project assumed to be 'Shang-Chi.'   (GWW)

Release Date


Official
Sep. 23, 2020
'Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings' was confirmed to be delayed to July 9, 2021.   (Disney)
Official
Jul. 20, 2019
'Shang-Chi' was confirmed to release on February 12, 2021.   (Marvel Studios)

Plot


Rumor
Sep. 27, 2020
'Shang-Chi' was rumored to feature The Valley of the Sleeping Dragon, otherwise known as Fin Fang Foom's resting place, and this mystical place will be guarded by elite warriors with the power of the chi.   (Murphy's Multiverse)
Rumor
Aug. 25, 2020
'Shang-Chi' was rumored to incorporate concepts from 'Doctor Strange' in its introduction of Fin Fang Foom.   (MCU Cosmic)
Rumor
Aug. 25, 2020
The Mandarin was rumored to be Shang-Chi's mentor in the beginning of 'Shang-Chi.'   (MCU Cosmic)
Rumor
Aug. 02, 2020
'Shang-Chi' was confirmed to feature a large outdoor Asian village.   (Set Photo(s))
Rumor
Jun. 26, 2020
'Shang-Chi' was rumored to be partially set during China’s Song Dynasty and the Turko-Persian Seljuk Dynasty.   (Murphy's Multiverse)
Rumor
May. 05, 2020
Shang-Chi was rumored to have a cloning ability in 'Shang-Chi.'   (FandomWire)
Rumor
May. 05, 2020
'Shang-Chi' was rumored to feature a magic tournament in which Shang-Chi will be The Mandarin's champion. The prize of the tournament was rumored to be The Ten Rings.   (FandomWire)
Video
Apr. 29, 2020
'Shang-Chi' was possibly indicated to take place in the year 2020.   (Set Video(s))
Rumor
Feb. 11, 2020
'Shang-Chi' was rumored to set up an 'Agents of Atlas' Marvel Studios project.   (GWW)
Quote
Jan. 05, 2020
'Shang-Chi' was said to explore "the ideas of camaraderie [and] family."   (Cast/Crew)
Quote
Sep. 10, 2019
Tony Leung was said to "bring a humanity" to his role as The Mandarin in 'Shang-Chi.'   (Cast/Crew)

Promotional


Official
Jul. 20, 2019
'Shang-Chi's' logo was officially released.   (Marvel Studios)