Mallory Rubin is joined by Ringer associate staff writer Daniel Chin to discuss and analyze a monumental addition to the MCU, Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings (04:25)! Daniel also goes in-depth about the comics origin of the character and how this film and recent comic-book portrayals attempt to reclaim the character from his problematic origins (18:20). They also discuss the renowned cast and what the story means for the broader MCU, all before being joined by Jomi with your mailbag questions (133:04).
You can read Daniel’s feature “The Reclamation of Shang-Chi” on The Ringer.
Host: Mallory Rubin
Guest: Daniel Chin
Producer: Steve Ahlman
Social: Jomi Adeniran
Additional Production: TD St. Matthew-Daniel and Arjuna Ramgopal