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Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

Juno Awards: Charlotte Cardin Dominates With Four Wins Including Artist of the Year

Charlotte Cardin was the big winner at this weekend’s 2022 Juno music awards, Canada’s version of the Grammys, as she picked up four trophies. On Saturday night, during pre-TV awards show prize-giving, Cardin won three Junos — artist of the year, single of the year for “Meaningless” and pop album of the year for her […]

‘Everything Everywhere’ Star Stephanie Hsu Breaks Down That Hallway Fight with Michelle Yeoh

Starring in Everything Everywhere All at Once has caused Stephanie Hsu to think about the turning points and crossroads that led her to where she is right now, and one of the most significant moments in her career was when she guest-starred on a season one episode of Awkwafina Is Nora from Queens. She not […]

“I Can Make an Anthem for This Character”: Camila Cabello, Kid Cudi, Anderson .Paak, Sparks and the THR Songwriter Roundtable

On the surface, singer-songwriters Camila Cabello, Scott “Kid Cudi” Mescudi, Anderson .Paak, and brothers Ron and Russell Mael (aka Sparks) don’t have much in common — their ages span 24 to 76, their birthplaces range from Havana to Cleveland, and their music genres are all over the map. But when the quintet gathered for THR’s […]

‘Shang-Chi’ Team on Their Emotional Journey and Continuing the Story

Simu Liu is normally a gregarious presence on set. So it stood out when the actor fell silent in between takes on the Australian set of Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings. Liu was about to shoot one of his most challenging moments, in which his titular character confesses to his best friend, […]

‘Shang-Chi’ Sequel in the Works With Filmmaker Destin Daniel Cretton

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings director Destin Daniel Cretton is staying in the Marvel fold, with the filmmaker signing an overall deal with Marvel Studios and Hulu’s Onyx Collective. The deal allows him to produce projects for television for both. Cretton is also developing a sequel to Shang-Chi, the well-regarded superhero movie […]

Box Office Milestone: ‘No Time to Die’ Passes Up ‘F9’ Overseas

James Bond has accomplished another assignment. No Time to Die has become the top-grossing Hollywood movie of the pandemic era at the international box office after finishing Sunday with $558.2 million in ticket sales, eclipsing the $549 million earned overseas by F9. Universal, home of F9, is also handling No Time to Die internationally on […]

Simu Liu on His Romantic Leading Man Role in ‘One True Loves’ and “Reclaiming the Narrative”

As Marvel’s newest superhero, Simu Liu flexed a lot of skills (and muscle) in Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings: martial arts, comedy and, as a traumatized son reuniting with his estranged father, drama. The Canadian actor’s latest film, One True Loves, will show he can also play the romantic leading man. The […]

Box Office Milestone: ‘Shang-Chi’ Is First Pic of Pandemic Era to Cross $200M Domestically

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings has scored another needed win for the theatrical experience. On Thursday, the Marvel Studios and Disney superhero movie became the first title of the pandemic era to cross $200 million at the North American box office. Shang-Chi received an exclusive theatrical release versus launching simultaneously on the […]

Box Office Milestone: ‘Shang-Chi’ Becomes Highest-Grossing Domestic Pic of Pandemic Era

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings continues to dazzle at the box office. The Marvel Studios and Disney pic achieved a major milestone on Friday when hitting $186.8 million in domestic ticket sales, the highest gross of the pandemic-era despite the challenges posed by the delta variant. The record previously belonged to fellow […]

Toronto: Are Theatrical Windows Making a Comeback?

Toronto couldn’t have wished for a better opening-day present. Last weekend’s $90 million four-day box office haul for Marvel Studios’ Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings meant the 2021 Toronto Film Market kicked off on an optimistic note. Long-suffering theatrical distributors, producers and sales agents could point to Destin Daniel Cretton’s blockbuster — […]

‘Shang-Chi’: How a Group Chat Led to Meng’er Zhang’s Life-Changing Role

When actor Meng’er Zhang saw a casting call in a group chat, she had no idea what a life-changing opportunity it would turn out to be. Zhang sent in a self-tape for the audition, which called for a woman who could speak English and Mandarin. Only later, when she found herself doing a screen test […]

Where ‘Shang-Chi’ Will Take Marvel Next

[This story contains spoilers for Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings.] Marvel Studios has big plans for Shang-Chi (Simu Liu). If it wasn’t clear from the latest marketing for Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, introducing the titular hero as “Marvel’s new Avenger,” then the film itself, directed by Destin Daniel […]