Christopher Lee as Fu Manchu, the fictional character today regarded as an offensive depiction of a racist Chinese stereotype. Photo: Alamy

Marvel ‘insults China’ by making its first Asian superhero film about Shang-Chi, a son of Fu Manchu

  • First Asian superhero planned for the big screen is son of notorious fictional villain
  • Fu Manchu is regarded as an offensive symbol of anti-Chinese discrimination
Topic |   American films

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Christopher Lee as Fu Manchu, the fictional character today regarded as an offensive depiction of a racist Chinese stereotype. Photo: Alamy
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