By now you’ve likely seen the newest trailer for the soon to be opening and streaming “Black Widow” film and I sincerly hope you’ve been tuning in each week for “The Falcon and The Winter Soldier” on Disney+ because now the folks at Marvel Studios are continuing to expand on the universe and have delivered the first trailer for the upcoming release “Shang-Chi and the Legend of The Ten Rings”. Let’s take a look shall we. I’ve also added the brief premise, casting and some promotional art for good measure.
The Premise: When Shang-Chi is drawn into the clandestine Ten Rings organization, he is forced to confront the past he thought he left behind.
The Cast and Characters:
Simu Liu as Shang-Chi
Awkwafina as Katy
Tony Leung as Wenwu/The Mandarin
Fala Chen as Jiang Li
Florian Munteanu as Razor Fist
Ronny Chieng as Jon Jon
Michelle Yeoh as Jiang Nan
Dallas Liu appears as undisclosed
PiercingMetal Thoughts: Whew. For a teaser trailer that sure was a bit of a thrill ride and one that also gets you curious about the brand-new master supervillain who is at long last being properly introduced to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Sure its great to find Shang-Chi who Marvel Comics fans know as “The Master Of Kung-Fu” being added to the ever-expanding film universe but for many seeing a proper Mandarin being fleshed out that is where the excitement lies. So historically speaking, I’ve only ever been a casual fan of this character and to be honest, the Saturday afternoon Karate films were never my thing but I did enjoy the classics from the legendary Bruce Lee and Chuck Norris. From the looks of this trailer tease the upcoming Shang-Chi film will bring some elements of that to the table and lord only knows what kind of bonus scenes this will bring to light. Dare I hope for Iron Fist, White Tiger or the Daughters of the Dragon? I know, I know I am getting ahead of myself here but who can blame me. After a horrible Wonder Woman sequel and then an overblown version of “Justice League” from Warner Brothers, its clear to many who is best at bringing the comic characters to life and generating incredible buzz about them only moments after. I’ll close up now and ask what the readership thought about this one. You can chime in down below in the comments and I will see you next time. Keep safe my friends.
Official Film Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shang-Chi_and_the_Legend_of_the_Ten_Rings