The 1st trailer for Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings debuts Marvel’s most up-to-date martial arts hero

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the 10 Rings has gotten its first trailer, showing off the high-traveling martial arts motion and a new hero for the interconnected universe of Marvel movies and demonstrates: Shang-Chi (Simu Liu), who’s identified in the comics as Marvel’s preeminent grasp of martial arts.

The trailer serves as a brief introduction to Shang-Chi as he faces off against the mysterious Ten Rings business and its accurate leader, the Mandarin. The 10 Rings have been a determine lurking in the history for the entirety of the MCU, 1st introduced in 2008’s Iron Guy (and notably spoofed by a duplicate-cat group in Iron Guy 3), but Shang-Chi guarantees to expose the genuine group for the 1st time.

The impending film also can take some inspiration from the much more modern Shang-Chi sequence of comics, which sees the martial arts grasp attempting to get pleasure from lifetime in San Francisco absent from mystical (and household) drama only for his outdated daily life to arrive crashing back again.

Shang-Chi isn’t the first contemporary live-motion martial arts-centered Marvel challenge Netflix formerly tailored Iron Fist into a two-period Television set collection in 2017, but that project was produced by the now-defunct Marvel Tv, in its place of Kevin Feige’s Marvel Studios. Iron Fist also endured from quite a few difficulties, which includes lackluster battle scenes, a bloated runtime, and a frustratingly outdated white savior narrative — all items Shang-Chi (with its significantly larger budget, tighter cinematic runtime, and significantly additional various forged and creative group) appears to be like to avoid.

The trailer will come warm on the heels of Liu teasing the to start with poster for the impending film on Twitter, which also showcases a appear at Shang-Chi’s comprehensive superhero costume (which notably does not seem too much in the trailer).

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings is also established to mark Marvel’s return to completely theatrical films. Compared with Black Widow, which will be released concurrently on Disney Moreover Premier Accessibility and in theaters, Shang-Chi and the Legend of the 10 Rings will debut in theaters only on September 3rd.