Thursday, July 25, 2019

Marvel's "Shang-Chi" - Martial Arts Mayhem

Marvel Studios is prepping director Destin Daniel Cretton's supernatural, 'martial arts mayhem' action feature "Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings", based on the Marvel Comics character, introducing the 'real' comic book 'Mandarin' to the big screen, starting Fall 2019, for 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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