Jackson Wang sings the soundtrack for the Shang-Chi trailer

I was so happy to instantly recognize Jackson Wang when he started singing in the Shang-Chi trailer! Honestly, I had just assumed Marvel would go Black Panther on this and give us a pure kpop soundtrack. It looks like the soundtrack is done through 88rising, so I’m going to go on a limb and say we might also hear Higher Brothers in the soundtrack. Either way, so happy for Jackson Wang !

Also, I never realized how much physics and thought went into martial arts filming in even C-list Chinese dramas to make them at least somewhat believable until I watched Marvel films and saw how bad even their fight scenes are. They all just look so staged.

Marvel’s Shang-Chi Dream Cast


Alternatively, how about all of them as Shang-chi since he can multiply.

Given that Cfensi got its  top choice for Disney’s Mulan, let’s do some dream cast for Shang-chi, Marvel Cinematic Universe’s first lead Asian superhero (unless The Eternals miraculously cast an Asian). Shang-chi is a master of wushu who was born in Hu’nan and moved to NYC.  He is half-white  and looks just like Bruce Lee in the comics, but MCU probably has plenty of of freedom in terms of what age and exact background he’ll be. There’s also a bunch of Chinese characters who could be in the film.

Who would you like to see cast?  Leave a comment and I’ll add them to the polls.  My current list including young-ish actors who either have martial arts backgrounds or who look the part and are “American/Canadian/etc” since Hollywood seems to be averse to casting people of Chinese nationality given Mulan and Crazy Rich Asians.

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