Superheroes catch up with Alex Caige
947 Drive with Thando, co-host Alex Caige got the incredible chance to catch up with some superheroes.
Caige managed to chat to the director of the Marvel Comics film, Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, Destin Daniel Cretton.
Simu Liu, Awkwafina, and Fala Chen spoke to Alex Caige about their roles in the 2021 American superhero film.
What's the film about?
Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings is a 2021 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics featuring the character Shang-Chi.
Produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, it is the 25th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU).
The film is directed by Destin Daniel Cretton from a screenplay he wrote with Dave Callaham and Andrew Lanham, from a story by Cretton and Callaham.
Shang-Chi, the master of unarmed weaponry-based Kung Fu, is forced to confront his past after being drawn into the Ten Rings organisation.
Watch the full interviews
Destin Daniel Cretton
To be able to be a part of telling the story of this character, to introduce to a new generation of kids is very exciting.Destin Daneil Cretton, Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings
That suits first of all was made to measure. So it was made to the exact dimensions of my body. There was zero give on it.Simu Liu, Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings
There's a lot of strong female heroes and representation in the movie as well. I think that's always great - right? We wanna see all kinds of people in different roles.Askwafina, Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings
There is so much room for development for our world, the audience to see more of that world because it's fascinating to me, and at the same time selfishly, I just really love the cast. We became really close friends and almost like a family.Fala Chen, Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings
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