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Monday, June 10, 2019

Marvel Studios' "Shang-Chi"



Marvel Studios continues prepping the supernatural, 'martial arts mayhem' action feature "Shang-Chi", based on the Marvel Comics character, as the first 'Asian-led' superhero movie and third 'Phase 4' feature for the studio, with filming to start Fall 2019 in Australia, directed by Destin Daniel Cretton, targeting a  February 12, 2021 wide release:


Created by writer Steve Englehart and illustrator Jim Starlin, "...'Shang-Chi' is the son of a China-based globalist who raised and educated his progeny in his reclusive China compound, closed off to the outside world. 


"The son trained in the martial arts and developed unsurpassed skills. 


"He is eventually introduced to the outside world to do his father’s bidding, and then has to come to grips with the fact...


"...his revered father might not be the humanitarian he has claimed to be...


"...and is closer to what others call him: 'The Devil’s Doctor'. 


"He also might be centuries old. The deceit makes them bitter enemies..."


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