Marvel’s Shang-Chi makes its debut this week, and, sending photos of the first images in, the movie looks promising. The trailer starts with the iconic “Marvel” logo, and then it’s on to a lengthy fight sequence, a bit of exposition and then…the second trailer.
On July 21, Marvel’s upcoming Netflix series, The Defenders, took its annual Comic-Con panel at the San Diego Convention Center. The new series is produced by Marvel Television in association with ABC Signature Studios, with executive producers Jeph Loeb (Marvel’s Daredevil, Marvel’s Jessica Jones, Marvel’s Luke Cage), Jim Chory (Marvel’s Daredevil, Marvel’s Jessica Jones, Marvel’s Luke Cage), and more. The Defenders is a team-up series that stars Charlie Cox (Marvel’s Daredevil, Boardwalk Empire) as Matt Murdock/Daredevil, Krysten Ritter (Marvel’s Jessica Jones, Don’t Trust the B—- in Apt. 23) as Jessica Jones, Mike Colter (Marvel’s Luke Cage) as
The first reviews of Marvel’s new series “Shang-Chi” have surfaced online, but if you’re looking for the goods, they might not be what you’re expecting.
The long-awaited Hollywood premiere of Marvel Studios’ Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings took place Monday night at Tinsel Town’s El Capitan Theater, and the film is already receiving rave reviews. While official reviews won’t be available for another week or two, Disney permitted attendees to express their spoiler-free opinions on social media in the hopes of drumming up some excitement for the film.
Even if the film isn’t out for another two weeks, there will be plenty of excitement since the early reviews are largely good.
“Shang-Chi is a movie that ended up on a ‘Wouldn’t It Be Amazing’ list where people thought, ‘Wouldn’t it be great if we could make this as a movie,’ maybe twenty years ago,” Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige previously told Rotten Tomatoes. “It’s a fantastic tale about a young guy who discovers that his father is basically one of the world’s greatest supervillains and crooks. What are your thoughts about that? And how did you handle that as a kid? How do you progress beyond that?”
Continue reading to find out what others are saying about the Simu Liu-starring film.
Never Seen Before Action
#ShangChi is fantastic. This film takes everything Marvel does best (pacing, comedy, and character development) and adds action like we’ve never seen before in the MCU! ????
A new favorite Marvel hero is on the way for a lot of folks.
Darker than I had anticipated. It’s a lot of fun. Phase 4 of the MCU! pic.twitter.com/YI3jkwLuq6
August 17, 2021 prevnext BD (@BrandonDavisBD)
The Legend Of The Ten Rings: Shang-Chi is AMAZING. Get pumped up. Even the battle scene/action sequence is superior than the last one. The Marvel superhero role is completely embraced by @SimuLiu. Amazing visuals. The music is fantastic. This is something you’ll want to see on a large screen. #shangchi
— Wendy Lee Szany (@WendyLeeSzany) prevnext August 17, 2021
#ShangChi is incredible. It’s chock-full of AMAZING, brilliantly choreographed combat sequences as well as strong female characters. If you don’t already know Simu Liu’s name, be ready to learn it. Marvel has another another smash success on their hands. pic.twitter.com/3efV1kzJ7O
August 17, 2021 prevnext Kirsten Acuna (@KirstenAcuna)
a distinct ambiance
#ShangChi was a huge hit with me! There’s a lot that’s not in the trailers (maybe avoid advertising in the coming weeks, since I’m afraid they’ll reveal more?) It also has its own personality and unique features that set it apart from other origin stories. Simu Liu is also a fantastic hero.
August 17, 2021 — Eric Goldman (@TheEricGoldman)
Shang-Chi and The Legend of The Ten Rings is directed by Destin Daniel Cretton and produced by Kevin Feige and Jonathan Schwartz, with Louis D’Esposito, Victoria Alonso, and Charles Newirth serving as executive producers. David Callaham & Destin Daniel Cretton & Andrew Lanham wrote the screenplay for the film, which is currently set for release on September 3rd.
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Marvel recently announced their latest movie, Shang-Chi, the must-see action-comedy based on writer Jonathan Maberry’s hit graphic novel. The movie stars actor/martial artist Sammo Hung (Once Upon a Time in China, The Protector) as the titular character, who is reborn as a young boy in Hong Kong during World War II. Shang-Chi is a master fighter and weapons expert, who is recruited by the British to destroy the Red Lotus, a mysterious group of criminal masterminds. The movie also stars acclaimed actor Philip Ng (The Grandmaster, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon II: The Green Legend) as the Red Lotus leader Lee Si-Bo, who must stop Shang-Chi. Read more about shang-chi plot and let us know what you think.
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