The upcoming Marvel Cinematic Universe film Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings has announced its supporting cast.
Among the cast members announced during the Disney Investor Day 2020 presentation are Michelle Yeoh as Jiang Nan, Meng’er Zhang as Xialing, Ronny Chieng as Jon Jon, Fala Chen as Jiang Len and Florian Munteanu as Razor Fist.
Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings will be the first live-action incarnation of the Marvel superhero Shang-Chi and the 25th movie in the MCU. Plot details are scarce for the project, but the film will feature Tony Leung as The Mandarin and tie into the Ten Rings organization introduced in the very first MCU title, Iron Man.
After production troubles stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic, principal photography on Shang-Chi finally wrapped in October. “Our crew came to get it DONE!,” Liu declared. “This shoot was a marathon like no other, broken up by a massive four-month hiatus during which the world completely and irrevocably changed.”
Directed by Destin Daniel Cretton and written by Daniel Callaham, Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings stars Simu Liu, Tony Leung, Awkwafina, Michelle Yeoh, Jiang Nan, Meng’er Zhang. Ronny Chieng, Fala Chen and Jiang Len. The film arrives in theaters July 9, 2021.