US cinemas entrusted to “Shang-Chi” to set course

“Shang-Chi”, the new Marvel movie, is listed as the most prominent premiere of the weekend in theaters in the United States, Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings which grab this superhero to save a summer in theaters still very marked and unstable by the pandemic .

“Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” is the full title of this Marvel film that embraces Asian culture and identity with Simu Liu as the protagonist.

This film tells the story of a Chinese boy who was instructed in martial arts and who, as an adult and with a completely normal life in San Francisco (USA), must face the dark secrets of his family.

Awkwafina, Tony Leung Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings Movie and Michelle Yeoh make up the solid and reliable cast of this film directed by Destin Daniel Cretton, which after highly valued independent proposals such as “Short Term 12” (2013) now takes control of a major Hollywood blockbuster.

After “Black Widow” (2021), the first film that Marvel released since the pandemic began and that has ended with Disney and Scarlett Johansson facing each other in court for the distribution of income, “Shang-Chi” is a new bet of this multimedia and comic giant to achieve greater inclusion and diversity in its catalog.

“I am definitely optimistic about the progress of representation and diversity in Hollywood,” actress Awkwafina told EFE.

“I think movies like this, even if they don’t symbolize that we’re already there, add to this kind of larger collection of movies that essentially validate certain experiences. I had the honor of being in ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ (2018),’ The Farewell ‘(2019) and’ Raya and the Last Dragon ‘(2021) and all of these are part of that mural, “he added.