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Here’s Where You’ve Seen The Cast Of Shang-Chi Before

Shang-Chi has become a massive success for Hollywood’s biggest franchise. Its triumph at the box office is a sign that viewers still want fresh storytelling, not just recognizable faces. The film had the second-best weekend gross of the pandemic. More than how great the story was, Marvel owes credit to the incredible cast that was roped in. If the faces of the film’s cast looked familiar to you and made you say “Hey, I have this him/her before somewhere,” here’s where you’ve seen them before:

1. Simu Liu as Shaun / Shang-Chi

Where you’ve seen him before: Kim’s Convenience, YappieBad BloodOrphan Black, Fresh Off the Boat, Awkwafina Is Nora From Queens, Taken, and Blood and Water.

2. Awkwafina as Katy

Where you’ve seen her before: Raya and the Last Dragon, The Angry Birds 2 Movie, Jumanji: The Next Level, Crazy Rich AsiansThe Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance, Awkwafina Is Nora From Queens, Ocean’s Eight, and Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising.

3. Meng’er Zhang as Xialing

Where you’ve seen her before: Zhang made her first-ever on-screen debut with Shang-Chi

4. Michelle Yeoh as Ying Nan

Where you’ve seen her before:  Star Trek: Discovery, Marco PoloKung Fu Panda 2, Gunpowder Milkshake, Memoirs of a Geisha, Strike Back, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, Last ChristmasCrazy Rich AsiansGuardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, and Tomorrow Never Dies.

5. Tony Leung as Xu Wenwu

Where you’ve seen him before: The Great Magician, The Grandmaster,  2046, the Infernal Affairs franchise, The Silent War, the Red Cliff franchise, In the Mood for Love, and The New Heaven Sword and the Dragon Sabre.

6. Fala Chen as Li

Where you’ve seen her before: The UndoingWill PowerTriumph in the Skies IIQueens of Diamonds and HeartsLives of Omission, The Family Link, Grace Under Fire, Sound of the DesertRevenge of the Green Dragons, Links to Temptation,  and Forensic Heroes.

7. Ben Kingsley as Trevor Slattery

Where you’ve seen him before: The Jungle Book, Gandhi, Iron Man 3The DictatorShutter Island, TutNight at the Museum: Secret of the TombExodus: Gods and KingsEnder’s Game, and Schindler’s List.

8. Benedict Wong as Wong

Where you’ve seen him before: Doctor StrangeMarco Polo, the Avengers franchise, The MartianKick-Ass 2, Lady and the TrampGemini ManThe Dark Crystal: Age of ResistanceWhat If…?Raya and the Last DragonDeadly ClassAnnihilationDoctor StrangeMarco PoloThe MartianKick-Ass 2, and Prometheus.

9. Florian Munteanu as Razor Fist

Where you’ve seen him before: Creed II.

10. Yuen Wah as Master Guang Bo

Where you’ve seen him before: Septet: The Story of Hong Kong, The Ip Man Agency, The Way of the Dragon, Master Z: Detective Chinatown 2A Change of Destiny, and The Iceman Cometh.

11. Stephanie Hsu as Soo

Where you’ve seen her before: Awkwafina Is Nora From Queens, Girl Code, The PathUnbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.

12. Kunal Dudheker as John

Where you’ve seen him before:  Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, Better Things, Silicon Valley, Ad Astra, and Fresh Off the Boat.

 

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Written by Muneer