Shang-Chi Director to Return For Sequel, New Disney+ Series

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Earlier this yr, Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings proved to be a field workplace superhero by bringing followers again to theaters at an important time and raking in additional than $432-million worldwide up to now. Now, Marvel is formally shifting ahead with a sequel to Shang-Chi.

Deadline is reporting that director Destin Daniel Cretton has signed a multiyear total cope with Disney and Hulu’s Onyx Collective that features each Shang-Chi 2 and a brand new Marvel Studios sequence on Disney+. Cretton can be launching his personal manufacturing firm, Household Owned, which can “deal with constructing a slate of tasks in movie and TV that spotlight the experiences of communities which have historically been neglected by popular culture.”

“Destin is an incredible collaborator who introduced a singular perspective and talent to Shang-Chi and The Legend of the Ten Rings,” stated Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige in a press release. “We had a incredible time working collectively on the movie, and he has so many intriguing concepts for tales to convey to life on Disney+, so we’re thrilled to increase our relationship with him and might’t wait to get began.”

Cretton already has a sequence adaptation of American Born Chinese language arrange at Disney+ that can adapt Gene Luen Yang’s award-winning graphic novel. There aren’t any particulars at the moment accessible about Cretton’s MCU sequence, however the post-credits scene of Shang-Chi means that Meng’er Zhang’s Xu Xialing might doubtlessly step into the highlight as the brand new chief of the Ten Rings.

As for Simu Liu’s Shang-Chi, his Marvel future was already secured within the mid-credits scene that teased the origins of the ten rings utilized by his late father. Awkwafina’s Katy additionally appears more likely to return, on condition that she and Shang-Chi are largely inseparable.

Whereas Disney hasn’t shared any particulars about Cretton’s Hulu plans, the Onyx Collective is an initiative that “focuses on curating premium content material by artists of coloration and underrepresented voices.” Presumably, Hulu can even be Cretton’s house for exhibits that fall exterior of the superhero or fantasy realm whereas additionally exploring different cultures.

“Destin is a powerhouse storyteller with impeccable style in materials,” stated Onyx Collective President Tara Duncan. “As we proceed to increase our roster, Destin’s distinctive voice will assist usher in an thrilling slate of content material for our world viewers.”

“Engaged on Shang-Chi with Kevin and the Marvel Studios group was one of many highlights of my life, and I couldn’t be extra enthusiastic about [Tara Duncan’s] imaginative and prescient for Onyx Collective. I can’t wait to discover new tales and construct new worlds with this neighborhood,” stated Cretton.

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