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Simu Liu is First Asian Star to Lead Superhero Franchise

Liu will star in Marvel’s “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings.”

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'Shang-Chi' Will Be Marvel's First Asian-Led Superhero Film

Chinese-American screenwriter Dave Callaham will reportedly write the solo vehicle for Shang-Chi, a Chinese martial arts virtuoso who rebukes his father’s evil plans for him.