Benedict Wong Is Thrilled To Be In Marvel’s ‘Shang-Chi’

Wong is pumped!

Doctor Strange star Benedict Wong talked about joining the cast of Marvel Studios’ Shang-Chi and The Legend of The Ten Rings.

The latest Shang-Chi trailer featured a major surprise at the end. Not only did we get the return of the Abomination, but fans also glimpsed that The Incredible Hulk villain was going up against Doctor Strange star Benedict Wong.

As it turns out, Benedict Wong told SyFy Wire he was super excited about Shang-Chi and The Legend of The Ten Rings before he learned that he was going to be in it:

“When Shang-Chi was happening, I was so pleased that it was happening but I was a little kind of crestfallen I wasn’t a part of it… And then the call [from Marvel Studios] came. And I was like, ‘Yes!'”

Benedict Wong continued to share his excitement for joining the Marvel film and working with Tony Leung, specifically:

“You know, I’m super thrilled… And then to be sat at a table of Asian excellence, it was amazing. And I’m a big fan of all of those artists. Tony Leung (In the Mood for Love) is a massive idol of mine. So it’s been constant surprises, that’s what [the role of Wong] gives me.”

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Here is the synopsis for Shang-Chi and The Legend of The Ten Rings:

Simu Liu stars as Shang-Chi in Marvel Studios’ Shang-Chi and The Legend of The Ten Rings. Shang-Chi must confront the past he thought he left behind when he is drawn into the web of the mysterious Ten Rings organization.

Directed by Destin Daniel Cretton from a script written by David Callaham, Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings stars Simu Liu, Awkwafina, Tony Leung, Ronny Chieng, and Dallas Liu.

The film is scheduled to hit theaters on September 3, 2021. Stay tuned for all the latest news on the upcoming Marvel project and be sure to subscribe to Heroic Hollywood’s YouTube channel for more exclusive video content.

Source: SyFy Wire

Ryden Scarnato

Ryden Scarnato

Ryden's affection for all things DC, Marvel, and Star Wars has led him to entertainment journalism at Heroic Hollywood as a News Editor.