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Shang-Chi 2: Director Destin Daniel Cretton has eyes on Jackie Chan for the sequel

Shang-Chi, the first movie of MCU to have an Asian superhero starred Simu Liu in the eponymous role alongside Awkwafina

Megha Mukundan
Dec 22, 2021
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Director Destin Daniel Cretton is the man behind bringing Hong Kong legend Tony Leung into the Marvel Cinematic Universe. After the blockbuster success of Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, he has hinted about having eyes on Jackie Chan for the sequel.

With Shang-Chi 2 announced officially, fans are eager to witness what new would the team bring to the board. The names in the cast of the first film including Leung and Michelle Yeoh have already hyped the expectations. Adding more sparks to it, Cretton has now revealed his lifelong dream of working with Jackie Chan, in an interaction with CinemaBlend. 

The action movie legend Jackie Chan is best known for his stunts on the epic films like Police Story, Drunken Master and Rush Hour. Bringing him to the MCU family would open a room full of thrilling opportunities, and possibilities for a masterpiece is also not so far.

Cretton further said that the new movie is in its early stages of development, and didn’t add anything about Chan. The team seems to be brainstorming and figuring out how they would like to take things ahead in the sequel.

Shang-Chi, the new superhero movie of MCU starred Simu Liu in the eponymous role alongside Awkwafina, Meng’er Zhang, Fala Chen, Florian Munteanu, Benedict Wong and Ben Kingsley. The movie portrays Shang-Chi getting forced to confront his past after his father puts him and his sister into a quest for a mythical village.

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Meanwhile, Cretton is also working behind the screens to develop a Disney+series, whose details are yet to be revealed.

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