Today at San Diego Comic-Con 2019, Marvel Studios took to the stage in Hall H to reveal the upcoming movies and TV shows from the studio – including the next chapter of the Marvel Cinematic Universe and what’s planned for Disney+.
Feige spoke about the feature film Marvel Studios’ Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings and detailed how the legend has been hinted at in the MCU films since Marvel Studios’ Iron Man.
In an unanticipated surprise for all, Kevin Feige then announced the confirmed casting of Simu Liu in the title role of Shang-Chi and both the actor and the director, Destin Daniel Cretton, came on stage to greet the audience. Kevin also shared with the audience the casting of Awkwafina in a yet-to-be-disclosed role. Then, Kevin revealed to the Hall H audience that the real Mandarin will be played by celebrated Chinese actor Tony Leung.
Marvel Studios’ Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings will arrive in theaters on February 12, 2021.