Shang Chi and the Legend of Ten Rings is an upcoming film on Disney Plus. It is also set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and unfolds the events happening after Avengers Endgame. It has obviously been produced under the banner of Marvel Studios. Destin Daniel Crettin has directed this highly anticipated tale for all the fans. The screenplay has been penned down by him along with Andrew Lanham. The film will have actor Simu Liu in the lead role reprising Shang Chi. Then we also have Awkwafina. The main focus of the plot in this film will be on Shang Chi. We will witness him dealing with all the stuff that he has done in the past. The events in the tale are in a continuation from Avengers: Endgame.
We will see that Shang Chi is drawn into the clandestine of the Ten Rings organization. This is what forces him to go back into his past. Well, as for other updates, you guys should also know that a film based on Shang Chi’s character was put into development way back in 2001. Although, work on this project was delayed through all these years. Finally, 2018 saw some development on the film, and the crew was hired for it. Now, you guys must all be curious about the release date of the film. Thus, we must tell you that it has already been scheduled and we can actually enjoy this movie very soon. Here, we have wrapped up all the details that you guys need to know regarding the upcoming film.
Shang Chi and the Legend of Ten Rings Release Date
Shang Chi and the Legend of Ten Rings will be released on 3rd September 2021 in the United States. It has already premiered in Los Angeles back on 16th August 2021. Also, the film will get screened at CinemaCon on 25th August 2021. Now, you guys should keep in mind that the film will actually have an exclusive 45-day release in the theatres, unlike what we saw happening with Black Widow. Disney CEO Bob Chapek, while being in an interview about the release of Shang Chi and the Legend of Ten Rings, talked about how he thinks this 45-day exclusive release will be an interesting experiment. It will help the company understand how its viewers want to consume the content.
After 45 days, the film will be available to watch on Disney Plus as all the Marvel content does. This decision of the creators has come forth after the alarming rise of COVID-19 Delta Variant cases across the United States. All this while, actor Liu surely had an issue with Bob Chapek as he labeled the film an experiment. Later, it was Kevin Feige who resolved the deal between the two. He stated that Liu had mistaken the intentions that Bob had for the film. Prior to this, the film was supposed to get a release on 12th February 2021. Later, it got shifted to 7th May, but we saw how that was not possible either. We had another release date for 9th July, but well. There were a lot of rumors regarding the movie not getting a release in China.
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Shang Chi and the Legend of Ten Rings Where To Watch
Now, if you are a hardcore Marvel fan and would love to watch the film, then here are the ways to do so. At the time of its release, all you have to do is buy tickets to the nearest theatre to your house, buy some popcorn and soda, and settle down in the cinema to watch the tale. Now, if you have concerns over the Corona Virus rates, then the safer option would be staying at home and waiting for 45 days. After that, the film will automatically be uploaded on Disney Plus to watch. The basic plan for the platform starts from as low as 7.99 US dollars in the United States. It can even be updated to 79.99 US dollars for a year. By buying a subscription to this platform, you all can watch not even Shang Chi but also other Marvel content.