Marvel Studio, on Sunday (21/7), has finally announced several films that are ready to be released in 2020 and 2021. The announcement was held at the San Diego Comic-Con event in San Diego, California. Of the several films announced, there is the film “Shang-Chi and The Legend Of The Ten Rings” which is rumored to be released on February 12, 2021.
Not only that, Marvel has also announced the cast of Shang-Chi, namely Simu Liu. The role of Shang-Chi makes Simu Liu the first Asian actor to join a Marvel film.
Ever asked Marvel
Who would have guessed, long before Simu Liu was asked to star in the character Shang-Chi, it turned out that through his Twitter account he had asked Marvel to immediately work on superheroes from Asia. Five years since the tweet, Simu Liu was cast as Shang-Chi. Wow, indeed sustenance, who knows!
Have a background as an accountant
The actor who was born on April 19, 1989 was originally an accountant. Graduated from Ivey University Business School, Simu Liu works in an accounting firm. Not long after, he was fired. After that he decided to pursue his dream of pursuing a career in acting.
Today, Simu Liu is known as a versatile actor. Besides being able to act, Simu has also written a short film entitled “Meeting Mommy”. In fact, his short film has been watched by almost 500 thousand people, you know.
Simu has good acting skills
Previously, Simu Liu had already played several characters, ranging from nurses, waiters, to stuntmen in the series “Heroes Reborn” (2015-2016). In this series, Simu Liu once played a dangerous scene, you know!
In addition, Simu Liu also had a cameo in the 2013 film “Pacific Rim”. Wow, is anyone aware of this?
Marvel’s first Asian superhero
Of course, being the first Asian actor to play a Marvel superhero will be something that Simu Liu is proud of. Through his Twitter account, Simu Liu, wrote, ” Now that the craziness is over, the work begins .”
In fact, he is ready to fight hard to play the character Shang-Chi who became the first Asian superhero in Marvel.
Well, that’s an interesting fact about Simu Liu who is ready to join Marvel. From Simu Liu, you can learn a lesson, that don’t assume something is impossible to happen. With hard work and effort, you can get what you want!