‘Shang-Chi’ Director Destin Daniel Cretton Tests Negative For Coronavirus

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Shang-Chi and the Legends of the Ten Rings director Destin Daniel Cretton revealed he has tested negative for the coronavirus.

Last week, it was reported that production on Shang-Chi and the Legends of the Ten Rings was temporarily shut down as Destin Daniel Cretton placed himself under self-isolation amid the coronavirus pandemic. The Shang-Chi director opted to take this precaution and get tested for the coronavirus in order to protect his newborn child after having worked closely with people who might have been exposed to the virus.

Now, Destin Daniel Cretton has taken to his official Instagram account to announce that his coronavirus test results came back negative. However, the Shang-Chi director added that he will continue to be careful in the days ahead and urged everyone to take precautionary measures in order to slow the spread of the disease as it will take efforts on everyone’s part to protect the most vulnerable during this crisis.

You can check out Destin Daniel Cretton’s Instagram post below.


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Introduced in Special Marvel Edition #15 in December 1973, Shang-Chi is a skilled martial artist who was raised in an isolated compound located in China and trained by his father Fu Manchu, a Chinese crimelord and immortal sorcerer who repeatedly attempted to conquer the world. When Shang-Chi was finally allowed to venture into the outside world to do his father’s bidding, he learned about his father’s evil ways and faked his own death before embarking on a mission to take down Fu Manchu’s criminal empire.

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

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings will be released in theaters on February 12, 2021.

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