PREVIEW: Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings (12A)

WHO’S IN IT?

Simu Liu (Kung Fu Cops), Awkwafina (The Farewell), Meng’er Zhang (film debut), Fala Chen (Turning Point), Florian Munteanu (Creed 2), Benedict Wong (Doctor Strange), Michelle Yeoh (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon), Tony Leung (In the Mood for Love), Ronny Chieng (Crazy Rich Asians), Dallas Liu (Underdog Kids), Zach Cherry (Spider-Man: Homecoming), Jade Xu (Black Widow)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Destin Daniel Cretton (Short Term 12), director, writer; Dave Callaham (Wonder Woman 1984) and Andrew Lanham (Just Mercy), writers; Kevin Feige (Black Panther) and Jonathan Schwartz (Guardians of the Galaxy), producers; Joel P. West (The Glass Castle), composer; Bill Pope (Baby Driver), cinematographer; Elísabet Ronaldsdóttir (John Wick), Nat Sanders (Moonlight) and Harry Yoon (Minari), editors

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

Shang-Chi (Liu), a skilled martial artist trained from a young age by his father, criminal mastermind Wenwu (Leung), to be an assassin, now lives a normal life in San Francisco, having turned his back on his past years prior. However, he is soon forced to confront his origins when Wenwu’s mysterious Ten Rings organisation comes back into his life, and along with his close friend Katy (Awkwafina) Shang-Chi must find a way to set things right…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

Marvel’s first Asian-American superhero finally gets his long-awaited big-screen outing in an action odyssey that introduces exciting new characters along with some intriguing new powers that may prove rather useful further down the line.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 3RD SEPTEMBER 2021

WHERE CAN I FIND IT?

IN CINEMAS NATIONWIDE

 

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