There has been a lot of buzz surrounding the newest addition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Shang-Chi. Fans are eagerly anticipating the release of the movie, but many are also wondering if this will be a one-off film or if we can expect to see Shang-Chi in future Marvel movies.
Who is Shang-Chi?
Shang-Chi, also known as the Master of Kung Fu, is a Marvel Comics character created by writer Steve Englehart and artist Jim Starlin. He first appeared in Special Marvel Edition #15 in 1973.
Shang-Chi is a highly skilled martial artist and has no superhuman abilities. He was trained by his father, the infamous criminal mastermind Fu Manchu, to become an assassin. However, he eventually turned against his father and became a hero.
Will Shang-Chi be in future Marvel movies?
The short answer is: we don’t know for sure yet. However, there are several reasons to believe that Shang-Chi will indeed make appearances in future Marvel movies.
Firstly, Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige has stated that Shang-Chi will be “one of the coolest characters” introduced into the MCU. This suggests that they have big plans for him beyond just one movie.
Secondly, during an interview with Collider, Simu Liu (the actor who plays Shang-Chi) hinted at his character’s potential future in the MCU: “The opportunity to do more with him would be amazing.”
Lastly, without giving away any spoilers for those who haven’t seen it yet, there are certain elements of the movie’s plot that suggest there could be more to come for Shang-Chi and his supporting characters.
While nothing has been confirmed yet by Marvel Studios, it seems likely that we will see more of Shang-Chi in future movies.
Shang-Chi is a fascinating character with a rich history in Marvel Comics. With the release of his own movie, fans are excited to see what the future holds for him in the MCU.
While nothing has been confirmed yet, there are several reasons to believe that we will see more of Shang-Chi in future Marvel movies. So keep your eyes peeled for this Master of Kung Fu – he’s likely to be making more appearances in the years to come.
- “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings”: https://www.marvel.com/movies/shang-chi-and-the-legend-of-the-ten-rings
- “Simu Liu on ‘Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings’ and His Hopes for More MCU Appearances”: https://collider.com/simu-liu-interview-shang-chi-and-the-legend-of-the-ten-rings-mcu/
- “Marvel Studios’ Kevin Feige Talks ‘Shang-Chi and The Legend of The Ten Rings'”: https://www.com/articles/movies/marvel-studios-kevin-feige-talks-shang-chi-and-the-legend-of-the-ten-rings