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by Devan coggan

Meet Marvel's newest hero in shang-chi and the legend of the ten rings.

Simu Liu Is warrior hero 'shang-chi'

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"The core of Shang-Chi's arc is really a family drama," says producer Jonathon Schwartz. Liu adds that they "had a lot of freedom and creative liberty to make it the way we wanted." 

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SIMU LIU

"The most exciting thing about stepping into this character was that his backstory has never been told."

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Shang-Chi continues a story that started in 2008. Wenwu (Shang-Chi's father) has ties to the Ten Rings, the notorious terrorist group from Iron Man.

Continued
Marvel story

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Shang-Chi also has a big connection to Iron Man 3. One of Wenwu's many names is "the Mandarin."
Sound familiar?

Wenwu's
many names

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