Marvel’s fans Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings certainly aware of the martial arts influences in the film. That included everything from Bruce Lee to action – comedy Perfectly elaborate.
However, there is a certain martial arts movie star alive and well to this day, whom director Destin Daniel Cretton has said would be an absolute dream come true to work with.
Indeed, Jackie Chan’s influence on the film can be felt quite profoundly, especially in the stellar action scene at the beginning of the film involving an out-of-control bus. In the scene, Simu Liu’s Shang-Chi uses her jacket to wrap around the arms of some bad guys. The brief moment is a direct homage to Chan performing the same comedic moves in a scene where he beats it up with looters in Rumble in the Bronx.
When asked in an interview with CinemaBlend which legendary Asian actor he would like to work with, Cretton did not hesitate to name the man as Chan.
“I mean, if we can get Jackie [Chan] into a movie, that would be my lifelong dream,” Cretton said.
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