Shang Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings is a blockbuster film in Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). This 2021 film introduced us to our first-ever Asian superhero. The film features a Canadian actor who is of Chinese origin in a lead role. The cast of Shang Chi is the talented actors who played their parts well. The movie is based on the Marvel comics of the same name. Directed by Destin Daniel Cretton, the film is the 25th film in the MCU. It can be said that this is the creation of Daniel as he was also a screenplay writer for the film along with Dave Callaham and Andrew Lanham.
The film is very special and made after going through many hurdles. The creators started developing the film in 2001. However, the work started in 2018. In 2019, the film was tagged as the first Marvel film with an Asian lead. As a result, it is the first Marvel film with an Asian cast and director. The audience loved all cast of Shang Chi, and today we will take a look at them one by one.
Cast Of Shang Chi
The film’s success results from the combined efforts of the crew, director, writers, producers, and cast. However, it is the actors’ who are supremely crucial to the film. The audience only sees them acting on the screen and decides the film’s fate. Shang Chi And The Legend Of The Ten Rings is one such successful film. We do not have enough words to praise the Shang Chi cast. So, who was the cast of this film?
Simu Liu as Shang Chi
Simu Liu is a famous Canadian actor and stuntman who has gained immense success in the film. Undoubtedly, the film has enhanced his career. Shang Chi is a skilled martial artist who was trained by his father to be an assassin. However, he left the Ten Rings organization to live as a normal human in San Francisco. Simu Liu is the most prominent part of all cast of Shang Chi.
Awkwafina as Katy
Awakwafina played the character of Katy, who is a hotel valet and Shang Chi’s best friend. Nevertheless, she has no clue about this superhero’s past. Awakwafina is an American actor, rapper, and comedian. She describes Katy as a relatable character. We have seen in the film that Katy is a dedicated friend of Shang. She was loved by the audience and made us crave a friend like her.
Meng’er Zhang as Xu Xialing
Xu Xialing is the estranged younger sister of Shang Chi. It is Zhang’s first film role, and the actor rose as all cast of Shang Chi. Actually, she is a Chinese actor and is now known widely for her impeccable role in the film. She worked really hard for the role and got training in MMA, tai chi, and rope dart.
Fala Chen as Ying Li
Ying Li is Shang’s mother and one of all cast of Shang Chi. She was the guardian of Ta Lo. Chen studied tai chi for the role.
Florian Munteanu as Razor Fist
Razor is one of the members of the Ten Rings and has a machete blade for his right hand. Florian did his part well and showed the world why he deserves to be a part of all cast of Shang Chi.