Shang-Chi and the legend of the ten rings – 95% became one of the most successful releases of 2021 and the pride of Marvel Studios. The film was delayed by the global health crisis but finally hit the box office a few weeks ago to sweep the billboard. New information from Deadline reveals that Shang-chi has broken a record that only a couple of movies in the entire MCU have previously achieved. In the following paragraphs we discuss all the details.
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The Marvel Cinematic Universe is the adoration of millions of people around the world, its vast lore and fantastic characters have made it an almost unlimited source of consumption for The Walt Disney Company, a conglomerate that makes the most of its characters in Marvel . Shang-Chi and the legend of the ten rings became the introductory film for the first Asian-born superhero in the sprawling franchise, a highly sought after project for several years in the fandom. Now they can boast of a spectacular achievement.
According to the news outlet, Shang-Chi and the legend of the ten rings has remained in theaters as number 1 for four consecutive weekends, something that in the past only Black Panther achieved – 90% and Guardians of the Galaxy – 91%. Right now, the film has grossed US $ 363 million at the global box office and US $ 166 million at the domestic box (only the United States and Canada), so it could very soon become the highest grossing film in the northern country, at least in the pandemic stage.
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Shang-chi presents us the story of a man who seeks to escape from his past, however, he is finally caught up and placed in an amazing adventure of fighting and magic that will demand the best of himself. Shang-Chi’s father, Wenwu, is the head of The Ten Rings, a multi-purpose criminal organization; but our protagonist will have to face the maddened wishes of Wenwu, who has not been able to overcome the death of his wife. With incredible fight sequences and humor quite suitable for the whole family, Shang-chi It is the ideal film for the season, a spectacular and vibrant alternative after the global crisis blanked out numerous Hollywood projects that were on the horizon.
Last year was quite difficult for superhero movies, we had no releases and those to come suffered painful delays. But Marvel Studios has known how to play its cards with intelligence and little by little we have observed the arrival of completely new productions that pose the new era of the MCU. But the company has not forgotten about its films. After Shang-Chi and the legend of the ten rings We will see Eternals, another long-awaited title by the Marvel Studios fandom that will introduce a new team of superheroes.
At first, Marvel Studios focused on presenting the stories of characters such as Iron Man, Captain America and Thor, in the company of other superheroes such as Black Widow, Hulk and Hawkeye, all with white skin. The Avengers – 92% of 2012 did not present us with a diverse cast, however, over time we have observed that the company’s intentions have changed, its target is different. Now the stories are much more diverse and the audience has grown enormously. Although the MCU has been active for more than 13 years, it is clear that it still has many years ahead and several billion dollars to raise at the world’s box office.
Eternals It opens in theaters on November 5.
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