Simu Liu arrives at the premiere of Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings at the El Capitan Theatre in Los Angeles, the US. Photo: AP Simu Liu arrives at the premiere of Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings at the El Capitan Theatre in Los Angeles, the US. Photo: AP
Simu Liu arrives at the premiere of Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings at the El Capitan Theatre in Los Angeles, the US. Photo: AP

Simu Liu on being Marvel’s first Asian superhero in Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, and how it can build a bridge between cultures

  • Previously best known for Canadian sitcom Kim’s Convenience, Liu was born in Harbin, China, before moving to Toronto, and understood his character’s ‘duality’
  • It was the film’s ‘little moments’ that speak to the Asian immigrant experience that resonated ‘very deeply’ with the Chinese-born Liu

Topic |   American films
Simu Liu arrives at the premiere of Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings at the El Capitan Theatre in Los Angeles, the US. Photo: AP Simu Liu arrives at the premiere of Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings at the El Capitan Theatre in Los Angeles, the US. Photo: AP
Simu Liu arrives at the premiere of Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings at the El Capitan Theatre in Los Angeles, the US. Photo: AP
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