At the premiere of Marvels' "Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings," star Simu Liu told Variety he believes the superhero movie has the power to "change the world." And the actor's not exaggerating. In a year where the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community has faced the ravages of the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as a rising tide of anti-Asian sentiment and hate crimes, the debut of "Shang-Chi" -- Marvel's first Asian-led superhero movie -- is a "watershed moment" for the culture at large.
Simu Liu attends the Premiere for 'Shang-Chi' and talks about what this role means to him.
Simu Liu is the new superhero! At the red carpet premiere of "Shang-Chi," the rising star told Access Hollywood how he manifested his role by tweeting Marvel a few years ago. Simu shared how important this Marvel flick is for representation and noted that his parents are so proud of him. Plus, Simu looked back at the time he made Angelina Jolie laugh at Comic Con 2019, sharing, "In a nutshell, I was struggling to find something to connect to her with because I was a guy with Zara pants and she was Angelina Jolie ... she was talking about her kids and video games and how much they played them ... and I was like, 'This is my time to shine."
Simu Liu arrives on the red carpet to talk about his first ever Marvel Studios experience LIVE from the red carpet of Marvel Studios' Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings!
At Comic Con 2019, Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige introduces the cast and crew of Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings.
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