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From Simu Liu to Benedict Wong, here are 5 actors from the cast of Shang-Chi and the Legend of The Rings with familiar faces

The spy in you wakes up every time you see the familiar face of an actor in a show or movie, but then you are unable to tell the artist’s name or in what project have you seen them. Well, the same curiosity might rekindle within you while watching Marvel’s upcoming superhero action drama, Shang-Chi And The Legend Of Ten Rings. Directed by Destin Daniel Cretton, this new offering from Marvel Cinematic Universe features Simu Liu in the lead along with Benedict Wong, Toby Leung, Michelle Yeoh, Fala Chen, Florian Munteanu and Awkwafina in pivotal roles. We take a look at the filmographies of these FIVE actors to help you recall the projects where you might have seen them in the past.

Simu Liu

The actor rose to fame after playing the role of the charmingly funny guy, Jung, in Kim’s Convenience. Fans are now thrilled to see him as a superhero in Shang Chi And The Legend of Ten Rings. Known for his hard work, dedication and unique choice of characters, he is the first Asian actor to have bagged a lead role in a Marvel movie.


Nora Lum aka Awkwafina is an American actor, singer, comedian, rapper and host. Awkwafina claim to fame are her sensational music albums. But her fan following started increasing in exorbitant numbers and she become an international figure when she decided to explore acting. Some of her iconic roles are evergreen and have a special place in the audiences’ heart due to her comic timing and diverse facial expressions that will often make laugh out loud. She acted in movies like Crazy Rich Asians, Ocean’s 8, Jumanji: The Next Level, and The Farewell.

Tony Leung

This legendary Chinese actor and singer is considered one of Asia’s most successful and internationally recognised artists. Tony Leung has a long list of films which are considered blockbusters in China and known internationally as well. Movies like In the Mood for Love, Chungking Express, Internal Affairs, Hero, City of Sadness, The Grandmaster, The Silent War and many others showcased how talented he is when it comes to getting under the skin of the characters. He is back with Shang Chi And The Legend Of Ten Rings, and his fans can’t wait to watch how he has performed in this film.

Michelle Yeoh

Michelle Yeoh is a famous international artist known for her on point acting skill. The timeless beauty has worked in English, Cantonese and Mandarin film industries and is fluent in all the three languages. Yeoh has been a part of a few iconic movies which helped her to take her acting game a notch up every single time. She worked in movies like James Bond- Tomorrow Never Dies, Crazy Rich Asians, Star Trek: Discovery, Kung Fu Panda 2, The Lady, among others.

Benedict Wong

The actor came to spotlight with Doctor Strange and Netflix’s Marco Polo. He is known for his comical timing and the quick transformation from being a funny guy to a serious individual within seconds in his movies. He has performed and earned accolades for some iconic roles in movies like Dirty Pretty Things, Nine days, Avengers Endgame and The Martian.

Shang Chi And The Legends Of Ten Rings is releasing in Indian theatres on September 03, 2021 in English, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu and Kannada. Catch this thrilling adventure in your nearest theatre.

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