‘Shang-Chi’ crosses $250 million mark in its second weekend

Marvel studio’s Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings creates yet another record in the global box office. According to reports, Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings managed to collect $257.6 million at the worldwide box office in its second weekend of its theatrical release. Shang-Chi topped the box-office chart in many countries including Australia, Brazil and North America.

The Simu Liu starrer performed well at countries like UK ($16.4 million), South Korea ($10.7 million), France ($7.5 million), Russia ($6.1 million) and Japan ($5.5 million).

 The film is yet to release date in China. China has always been proved to be a huge market for Marvel, more so right now as Shang-Chi represents a Chinese-American character in the lead

The Marvel Cinematic Universe movie has also amassed $21 million globally from IMAX venues, collected $8.6 million from foreign territories.

In the opening weekend the MCU adventure managed to collect $140 million worldwide and grossed $127.6 million in the US over the extended Labor Day weekend.

The film is directed by Destin Daniel Cretton and produced by Kevin Feige and Jonathan Schwartz, with Louis D’Esposito, Victoria Alonso and Charles Newirth serving as executive producers. Along with Cretton, David Callaham and Andrew Lanham wrote the screenplay for the film.

Shang-Chi was first created in the 1970s by writer Steve Englehart and artist Jim Starlin, debuting in Special Marvel Edition #15 in the Bronze Age of Comic Books, and starred in his own solo title until 1983.

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