Kevin Feige Confirms Marvel Studios’ Shang-Chi’ Begins Filming Soon

Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige has confirmed that production on Shang-Chi and The Legend of the Ten Rings will begin soon.

Included in Kevin Feige’s plans for the fourth phase of the Marvel Studios cinematic universe is the feature film titled Shang-Chi and The Legend of the Ten Rings. Based on the eponymous hero from the comics, Shang-Chi and The Legend of the Ten Rings will mark the first Marvel Studios film to feature an Asian superhero in the lead role.

During a conversation between the New York Film Academy, Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige discussed the future of the MCU and the topic of Shang-Chi and The Legend of the Ten Rings was raised. While Kevin Feige did not reveal a precise date, the Marvel Studios president did confirm Shang-Chi & The Legend of the Ten Rings will start filming in just a few months:

“I went to my then assistant Jonathan Schwartz, who is now in Australia producing Shang-Chi & The Legend of The Ten Rings that goes into production in a few months.”

Of course, many fans are expecting Shang-Chi and The Legend of The Ten Rings to incorporate elements of kung-fu films. However, Kevin Feige confirmed the Marvel film will feature kung-fu movie elements but added it will be so much more as well:

“Shang-Chi is going to be so much more than a kung-fu movie, but it has elements of that which we’re excited about.”

Are you excited to see Kevin Feige’s Shang-Chi & The Legend of The Ten Rings? Let us know in the comments section below!

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.

Source: New York Film Academy

New ‘Titans’ Photos Show Off Aqualad And The Original Team

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Titans Aqualad 01DC Universe has released eight brand new images from the upcoming fourth episode of the second season of Titans entitled, "Aqualad".

"Aqualad" will explore the dynamic among Dick Grayson/Robin (Brenton Thwaites), Donna Troy/Wonder Girl (Conor Leslie), Hank Hall/Hawk (Alan Ritchson), Dawn Granger/Dove (Minka Kelly) and Garth/Aqualad (Drew Van Acker) and how four years prior, their tight-knit family dynamic developed only to have their personal feelings bleed more into their work only to be exacerbated by the arrival of a new villain.

These new images give fans a new look at Drew Van Acker as Aqualad as well as a couple of new looks at the original team united together for action. In particular, we get our best look at how the Aqualad suit translates onscreen in live-action form.

You can check out the rest of the gallery for "Aqualad" by clicking "Next".

Here is the official synopsis for season two:

In Season 2, following the aftermath of their encounter with Trigon, Dick reforms the Titans. Under his supervision in their new home at Titans Tower, Rachel, Gar and Jason Todd train together to hone their hero abilities and work together as a team. They are joined by Hank Hall and Dawn Granger aka Hawk and Dove and Donna Troy aka Wonder Girl. Although these original Titans attempt to transition into a regular life, when old enemies resurface everyone must come together to take care of unfinished business. And as this family of old and new Titans – including Conner Kent and Rose Wilson – learn to co-exist, the arrival of Deathstroke brings to light the sins of the old Titans which threaten to tear this new Titans family apart once more.

The series stars Brenton Thwaites as Robin/Nightwing, Anna Diop as Starfire, Teagan Croft as Raven, and Ryan Potter as Beast Boy. Newcomers for its sophomore outing include Joshua Orpin and Esai Morales playing Superboy and Deathstroke, respectively, while Chella Man and Chelsea Zhang have also joined the cast as Deathstroke’s children Jericho and Ravager. Natalie Gumede has signed on to play Mercy Graves and Game of Thrones star Iain Glen is on board as Bruce Wayne.

Titans season two is now airing on DC Universe.

Source: DC Universe

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