Superheroes catch up with Alex Caige

|

Nondwe Maqubela

18 days ago
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.

**The plot**

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

Simu Liu

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

Askwafina

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

Fala Chen

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

About 947

If Joburg is South Africa’s heart, then 947 is its racing pulse. 947 keeps listeners connected to the city, engaged with the boldest personalities and moving to the biggest hits – all day and all night. 947 is all about having fun in Joburg. Our job is to make our audience laugh and to give them a lift. As a station, we also have a passion for changing lives in Joburg by amplifying the generosity of its people.

Our music playlist features the familiar, energetic tunes you want to sing along to.

Recently heard on air

BLACKBEAR / TATE MCCRAY - YOU LOVE YOU

LISTEN TO 947 LIVE
ON AIR Essential 947 NOW PLAYING BLACKBEAR / TATE MCCRAY - YOU LOVE YOU
LISTENING TO
Recently played