The prospect of an actor of Chinese heritage cast to play Shang-Chi in Marvel Studios’ all-Asian superhero movie is thrilling fans. Photo: Weibo

Asian movie fans rave on speculation Marvel will cast Chinese actor as superhero Shang-Chi for big screen

  • Industry reporter tweets that studio may hire star of Chinese heritage for big role
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The prospect of an actor of Chinese heritage cast to play Shang-Chi in Marvel Studios’ all-Asian superhero movie is thrilling fans. Photo: Weibo
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Laurie Chen

Laurie Chen

Laurie Chen joined the Post in 2017 after completing a master's degree in journalism at City University, London. Originally from the UK, she studied English literature at University College London.