The first Asian to play the lead in a Marvel superhero movie got a nice birthday surprise.
Marvel released a teaser of the upcoming Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings on Simu Liu’s birthday.
“Happy birthday, @SimuLui. We hope you enjoy your birthday present,” the studio tweeted to the 32 year old.
“For all of those who hated us because of the color of our skin, or been made to feel less than because of it; NO MORE,” Liu wrote on the Facebook group Subtle Asian Traits, according to the LA Times. “This is OUR movie, and it will be IMPOSSIBLE for Hollywood to ignore us after this.”
The studio also released a Shang-Chi movie poster today, reported Slash Film.
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