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'Shang-Chi' Surpasses 'Black Widow' to Become Highest Grossing Film During the Pandemic

'Shang-Chi' Surpasses 'Black Widow' to Become Highest Grossing Film During the Pandemic

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings just hit a major milestone!

According to a report from Deadline on Friday (September 24), the new Marvel film has officially become the highest grossing movie during the 2020-2021 pandemic to date.

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The film is expected to hit $195.2 million by Sunday and has surpassed Marvel’s Black Widow, which currently stands at $183.4 million.

Shang-Chi was released on a purse theatrical window, versus the day-and-date strategy used to release Black Widow. The studio has announced that the movie will be available for Disney+ subscribers to stream on Nov. 12, which is Disney+ Day.

Simu Liu stars in the movie as Shang-Chi, a young Super Hero whose journey of self-discovery unfolds in this never-before-seen origin story.

The movie also features Tony Leung as Wenwu, Awkwafina as Shang-Chi’s friend Katy, and Michelle Yeoh as Jiang Nan, as well as Fala Chen, Meng’er Zhang, Florian Munteanu, and Ronny Chieng.

Simu recently opened up about about one tweet he tagged Marvel in that may have helped him score the role. Check it out!

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Photos: Getty Images, Disney/Marvel
Posted to: Box Office, Disney, Movies, Shang-Chi, Shang-Chi and the Legend of The Ten Rings

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