According to Variety, Destin Daniel Cretton, the writer-director of the first film, will return for the second installment. His involvement in the sequel will include writing the script as well as directing it. As well as a Marvel series for Disney Plus, Cretton is developing a series for Netflix.
Sources have told Variety that the Marvel series starring Cretton will be a comedy. Cretton’s Marvel series will premiere on Disney Plus in 2019.
Cretton has signed an overall deal with Marvel Studios and Hulu’s Onyx Collective, which will allow him to produce television projects as well as the sequel to the Simu Liu film. Cretton previously worked with Marvel Studios on the Simu Liu film.
Cretton collaborated on the writing and direction of the first film in the franchise, which will be released in theaters in September 2021.
As the first film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe to feature an Asian lead and a predominantly Asian cast, the film made history. The film’s cast included actors such as Simu Liu, Michelle Yeoh, Awkwafina, and Tony Leung, as well as actors such as Ben Kingsley, Benedict Wong, Ronny Chieng, and Fala Chen.
The Disney+ streaming service has made ‘Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings’ available for viewing.