Following various launch dates shifting and premieres being cancelled, Marvel and Disney have determined to briefly shutter production on “Shang-Chi.”
The delay comes as a result of director Destin Daniel Cretton being requested by a health care provider to self-isolate. Cretton was not feeling signs of COVID-19, however selected be examined as a precaution since he’s a brand new father. He’s self-isolating as he awaits his check outcomes.
The film had been capturing in Australia since February. The second unit will proceed production presently.
Marvel’s be aware to the crew learn:
“As a lot of , Destin, our director, has a brand new born child. He needed to train further warning given the present atmosphere and determined to get examined for Covid-19 at this time. He’s at the moment self-isolating beneath the advice of his physician. Whereas he waits for the outcomes of the check, we’re suspending 1st unit production in an abundance of warning till he will get the outcomes this coming week. Second unit and off production will proceed as regular. We’ll attain out to everybody by Tuesday for the newest replace.
That is an unprecedented time. We recognize everybody’s understanding as we work by means of this.”
It’s unknown when the shoot was going to finish and if it’ll impression the February 2021 launch date presently.
The movie stars Simu Lu, Awkwafina and Tony Leung with Cretton directing.
The unique Marvel Comics “Shang-Chi” follows Shang, a half-Chinese language, half-American superhero created by author Steve Englehart and artist Jim Starlin. Within the comics, Shang-Chi is a grasp of quite a few unarmed and weaponry-based wushu types, together with using the gun, nunchaku, and jian. Shang-Chi first appeared in Particular Marvel Version #15 in 1973.
Marvel Studios’ Kevin Feige is producing the movie. Marvel’s Louis D’Esposito, Victoria Alonso, and Jonathan Schwartz are govt producers on the undertaking.