Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings it premiered and with nearly $ 30 million at the box office it ranked as the third-best premiere since the pandemic began. In addition, it is believed that he could end his first weekend with a sum of around $ 70 million. The reviews are more than positive, with 92% in Rotten Tomatoes where the votes of the 2,500 viewers who saw the film of Marvel they left 98%.
The new movie of the Cinematographic Universe of Marvel (MCU) became the first origin story since Captain Marvel in 2019. Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings focuses on the story of a young man haunted by the tyrannical wishes of his father, who wants him to take his place on the throne as one of the most fearsome people on Earth. Simu Liu and Tony Leung headline this movie, with Awkwafina as the best friend of the protagonist, and Meng’er Zhang What Xialing, the sister of Shang-Chi.
The feature film, which has a cast entirely led by actors of Asian origin, was directed by Destin Daniel Cretton. The director presented a great origin story with fight sequences that were reminiscent of the best of Chinese cinema, with some nods to Jackie Chan included. But according to a recent interview with the director, Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings he was left without showing some things.
In a chat with Comicbook, Cretton he was asked about the fight sequences and the possibility that there was something they had to cut from the film. The director revealed that the movie ran out of a fight scene, explaining: “What I love about all of our fight sequences is that each one takes place in a unique setting, and the setting is as much a character as the opponents in the fight.”. Thus, he revealed that there was one that could not be part but refused to give details of what it was because he believes that they can use it in the future, in another film.
The chances of Shang-Chi being an Avenger
After the departure of Steve Rogers and the deaths of Tony Stark and Natasha Romanoff, the Avengers they lost three key pieces. Of the original members of the group, only Bruce Banner, Thor and Clint Barton. In this sense, there are vacancies that could be filled by the new superheroes of the MCU, which, for example, will bring together Captain Marvel, Miss Marvel and Monica Rambeau as the main trident of one of his future films.
Shang-Chi demonstrated the potential he has and that his intentions are noble, after rejecting his father and being part of The ten rings. In the comics, the invitation to be a Avenger it comes from the hand of two who are no longer there: Iron Man and Captain America. Although in the film the character lives in San Francisco, he could move to New York and be summoned by whoever inherited the place of leader, Sam Wilson (like new Captain America).
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