Marvel Studios allegedly eyeing Power Ranger and Aquaman actor Ludi Lin, for the titular role of “Shang Chi” or “Master of Kung Fu “. That Hashtag Show is reporting that the studio is interested in meeting with Lin for the role in the Studio’s first Asian lead superhero movie.
The Shang-Chi movie will be directed by Destin Creston with a screenplay by Chinese-American writer Dave Callaham (Wonder Woman 1984, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse 2). Another actor rumored for the role is Ip Man, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Donnie Yen.
Shang-Chi was created by writer Steve Englehart and artist Jim Starlin. The character first appeared in Special Marvel Edition #15 (December 1973). Shang-Chi is also highly trained in the martial arts and is an expert in various hand weapons including swords, staves, kali sticks, nunchaku, and shuriken. He also has the ability to create countless duplicates of himself.