Shang-Chi Director Teases Epic Deleted Fight Scene

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Anyone who headed for the theaters to watch Shang-Chi and The Legend of the Ten Rings was undoubtedly blown away by the jaw-dropping action sequences. However, it looks like we didn't see all of the amazing fights that were filmed for the Marvel Cinematic Universe flick. Destin Daniel Cretton has teased that there was one epic action scene that didn't end up in the theatrical cut.

There is no shortage of beautifully choreographed fight sequences in Shang-Chi. We loved seeing the bus fight that was teased in the trailer as well as the magnificent final battle. There were so many astounding action scenes but Cretton was not able to fit them all into the movie. The director revealed that there was a particular fight that he really wanted to add but it ended up on the cutting room floor.

"Yeah, there's one fight scene," Cretton told He didn't share any details about the sequence but pointed out that he enjoyed shooting all those action scenes.

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"All of our action sequences, I think, what I love about them is they each take place in very unique environments, and the setting is as much a character to the fight sequences as the opponents who are fighting in them," Cretton said. "There was one setting that we were not able to do in this movie, but I won't say what it is because I really hope that we get to do it again in another film."


We're not sure what happened in the scene that Cretton singled out but it might involve the Death Dealer. The high-ranking member of the Ten Rings was shown to be a master in all forms of combat and it would have been amazing to show even more of his skills. On the other hand, it could also be a longer version of the showdown between Shang-Chi and the main villain.

Shang-Chi and The Legend of the Ten Rings introduce Simu Liu as the titular comic book hero. The MCU flick also stars Awkwafina, Meng'er Zhang, Fala Chen, Florian Munteanu, Benedict Wong, Michelle Yeoh, Ben Kingsley, and Tony Leung. The film is now screening in theaters across North America.

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