Destin Daniel Cretton has signed a new overall deal with Marvel Studios and Hulu’s Onyx Collective, and part of that deal is to develop more than just a theatrical sequel. Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, but also a Disney + series, which apparently comes from the events of this movie. The director, who directed Sang-Chi, one of the biggest movies of 2021, was already an up-and-coming director before joining the Marvel universe. Now, it looks like he will spend some time there in the coming years, while also developing programming for Hulu and Disney +.
Aside from his hitherto unknown MCU Disney + show, Cretton has another comic book adaptation of the streamer, though not what one would expect. The director recently announced a series based on the former Action comics The acclaimed graphic novel by author Jin Luen Yang American born Chinese.
“Destin is a powerful storyteller with impeccable taste in the material. As we continue to expand our roster, Destin’s unique voice will help bring some exciting content to our global audience,” said Tara Duncan, President, Freeform & Onyx Collective, in one statement (through Deadline).
“Destin is an amazing partner who has brought a unique perspective and skill Shang-Chi and The Legend of the Ten RingsSaid Kevin Feige, President, Marvel Studios and Chief Creative Officer. “We had a fantastic time working together on the film and he has so many interesting ideas for stories that will come to life at Disney +, so we’re excited to have a relationship with him and I look forward to starting.”
“They work for Sang-Chi with Kevin and the Marvel Studios team was one of the highlights of my life and I could not be more excited about Tara’s vision for the Onyx Collective, ”Cretton added. “I look forward to exploring new stories and building new worlds with this community.”
In Shang-Chi and the Legends of the Ten Rings, Sang-qi has to deal with the past he thought he left behind when he drifted into the web of the mysterious Ten Rings organization. The film stars Liu alongside Awkwafina, Michelle Yeoh, Ben Kingsley and Benedict Wong. Sang-Chi is in some theaters now, having broken a ticket record over the Labor Day weekend and has become one of the highest grossing movies of 2021, and is also available on Disney +.
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