Deadline has revealed that Destin Daniel Cretton is partnering with Disney for an exclusive multi-year blanket deal that includes Marvel Studios and Hulu’s Onyx Collective. Under the agreement, Cretton will write and direct the sequel to the hit Simu Liu starrer Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings. The filmmaker is also working on a Marvel Studios series for Disney Plus.
“Destin is an amazing employee who brought a unique perspective and skill to Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings. We had a fantastic time working on the film together and he has so many intriguing ideas for bringing stories to life on Disney+ so we are excited to expand our relationship with him and can’t wait to get started said Kevin Kevin of Marvel. Feige.
Directed by Destin Daniel Cretton, Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings was released in theaters last September and made more than $431 million at the worldwide box office. Cretton also worked on the script of the film with David Callaham, who is currently doing the live-action remake of Hercules for disney.
Here’s the synopsis for it Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings:
Simu Liu plays Shang-Chi in Marvel Studios’ Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings. Shang-Chi must face the past he thought he had left behind when he is drawn into the web of the mysterious Ten Rings organization.
Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings stars Simu Liu, Awkwafina, Meng’er Zhang, Fala Chen, Florian Munteanu, Benedict Wong, Michelle Yeoh, Ben Kingsley and Tony Leung. The film is currently available on Disney Plus.
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