Marvel drops action-packed trailer for new ‘Shang-Chi’

SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA – JULY 20: The Marvel Cinematic Universe Phase Four is announced with cast members during the Marvel Studios Panel during 2019 Comic-Con International at San Diego Convention Center on July 20, 2019 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Marvel Studios has just dropped visuals of its latest martial arts-filled superhero movie, “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings.”

On the day of lead actor Simu Liu’s birthday, who will play the movie’s main character, Marvel has revealed the trailer for its latest movie in its cinematic universe, “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings”

“Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” follows the story of a martial artist Shang-Chi, trained as an assassin since he was a child, who tries to escape his life of violence and instead live a more peaceful one in San Francisco. Kicking of Marvel’s Phase Four, “Shang-Chi” will mark the first film in Marvel’s Cinematic Universe to have an Asian lead and fully Asian production team.

Originally scheduled for release in February 2021, the film ran into delays as many others did during the COVID-19 pandemic and is now set to premiere September 3, 2021.

Below is the first official trailer for Marvel’s “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings.”