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Shang-Chi Production Delayed Due to Coronavirus

Marvel Studios has shut down the Shang-Chi production due to Coronavirus (COVID-19) concerns, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The Australian crew was informed that first-unit Shang-Chi production was suspended as director Destin Daniel Cretton awaits results of a COVID-19 test. “As many of you know, Destin, our director, has a new born baby. He wanted to exercise additional …

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Destin Daniel Cretton to Direct Marvel Studios’ Shang-Chi

Marvel Studios has hired Destin Daniel Cretton to direct its upcoming Shang-Chi, which will feature the studio’s first Asian lead, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The director previously worked with Captain Marvel star Brie Larson on both Short Term 12 (2013) and The Glass Castle (2017), and he is currently directing Black Panther‘s Michael B. Jordan in Just Mercy. Chinese-American writer …

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Marvel Sets First Asian Superhero Franchise Shang-Chi

Marvel Studios is about to begin work on its first superhero film with an Asian lead, according to Deadline. Shang-Chi is on the way from the comics giant. Chinese-American writer Dave Callaham is on script duty. The site states that Marvel Studios is looking at Asian and Asian-American directors for the film. Callaham is known for …

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