‘Shang-Chi 2’: Destin Daniel Cretton Will Return To Write and Direct The Sequel

Shang Chi 2 Destin Daniel Cretton Will Return
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A new deal has been announced that Destin Daniel Cretton, the filmmaker of Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, and Disney’s Marvel Studios and Hulu’s Onyx Collective in order to produce a new Disney+ MCU series. With this announcement, it was also confirmed that Daniel Cretton will be returning to direct the sequel to Shang-Chi, which he will also write, as reported by Deadline.

The deal was made after the big success of Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings starring Simu Liu, Michelle Yeoh, Awkwafina, and Tony Leung. Shang-Chi was the Marvel Studios film led by an Asian actor and Asian cast. The sequel will join the ever-expanding Marvel content library that will be coming out in the next few years.

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Kevin Feige, President and Chief Creative Officer of Marvel Studios said this on the return of Daniel Cretton:

“Destin is an amazing collaborator who brought a unique perspective and skill to Shang-Chi and The Legend of the Ten Rings. We had a fantastic time working together on the film and he has so many intriguing ideas for stories to bring to life on Disney+, so we’re thrilled to expand our relationship with him and can’t wait to get started.”

Cretton also made a statement on his return:

Working on Shang-Chi with Kevin and the Marvel Studios team was one of the highlights of my life, and I couldn’t be more excited about Tara’s vision for Onyx Collective. I can’t wait to explore new stories and build new worlds with this community.”

The updates on Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings sequel production will be coming soon, as well as the details on the under-development Disney+ Marvel series.

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