Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings — out now in cinemas worldwide — introduces the brand new titular Chinese language superhero, performed by Kim’s Comfort star Simu Liu, to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Whereas Shang-Chi is likely to be a standalone journey in itself, even because it invariably has a few cameos from The Unimaginable Hulk and Physician Unusual that have been revealed in trailers, Marvel naturally has greater plans for the movie’s new characters. Therefore inevitably, Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings comes with two post-credits scenes that do exactly that: tease the way forward for Liu and Co.
Warning: main spoilers forward for Shang-Chi. Proceed at your personal danger.
Shang-Chi ending, defined
The brand new Marvel film ends in a restaurant with Shang-Chi (Liu) and his finest good friend Katy (Awkwafina) describing their unimaginable adventures to their San Francisco buddies — their high-school bud Soo (Stephanie Hsu) and her husband John (Kunal Dudheker) — who had requested them to dwell as much as their potential earlier within the movie. Given the craziness of what they went by means of (dragons and stuff), Soo thinks they’re mocking her. Are you able to blame her? Shang-Chi‘s occasions are so fantastical in spite of everything. However simply then, to show Shang-Chi and Katy’s level, a magical portal opens up behind Soo and John.
Standing there’s the sorcerer Wong (Benedict Wong) who appeared earlier within the movie in the course of the Macau battle membership sequences. Wong is searching for Shang-Chi, who places his hand up and says “Current.” Wong then walks as much as their desk and says that Shang-Chi wants to return with him. He then factors in the direction of Katy too, hinting that there is one thing particular about Katy. There higher be, in any other case Shang-Chi has plenty of explaining to do on how Katy primarily become Legolas (from The Lord of the Rings) halfway by means of the climactic battle in Ta Lo.
Wong then walks by means of the portal again into the New York Sanctum, earlier than Katy and Shang-Chi observe him by means of, waving goodbye to a shocked Soo and John.
Shang-Chi mid-credits scene, defined
That is the place the film ends, with the Shang-Chi mid-credits scene choosing up proper the place we left off — besides on the opposite aspect of the portal. Wong is finding out the Ten Rings, and says he has by no means seen an object like that earlier than. However he isn’t alone. Shang-Chi and Katy are within the room sure, however Bruce Banner/ Hulk (Mark Ruffalo) and Carol Danvers/ Captain Marvel (Brie Larson) are there too — not in particular person however through these holographic machines first seen in Avengers: Endgame. Apparently, Bruce is again in human kind, although he nonetheless has the sling from utilizing the Infinity Gauntlet as Sensible Hulk.
Bruce wonders if the rings are Chitauri in origin, a reference to The Avengers, however Carol says she hasn’t seen any alien tech prefer it. They then surprise how lengthy Shang-Chi’s father Wenwu (Tony Leung) had the Ten Rings earlier than they got here into his possession. Shang-Chi says that he will need to have had it for a thousand years, however Bruce notes that they’re lots older going by their “thermal luminescence.” Wong provides that the primary time Shang-Chi used the Ten Rings, they felt it in Kamar-Taj. He then zooms into the rings’ visible illustration, the place they uncover that there is a beacon inside it.
It is sending a message, prompting Shang-Chi to go: “A message to the place?” Might this historical weapon that is hundreds of years previous and is speaking with somebody be someway tied to a gaggle of immortal beings which have lived in secret on Earth for hundreds of years? I imply, that’s the subsequent Marvel film: Eternals, due November 5 in cinemas globally. We should wait a few months to seek out out, I suppose.
Simply then, Carol will get a notification and excuses herself as a result of she has to go deal with it. She tells Shang-Chi and Katy to get her quantity from Bruce. As she leaves, Bruce says she does that lots — and that he does not even have her quantity. Bruce too then departs with a parting observe, “Welcome to the circus.” Wong reiterates that, noting that the trajectory of their new life will likely be like nothing they’ve witnessed earlier than. And therefore, they need to get some relaxation.
“That is a good suggestion,” Katy says, however as she seems at Shang-Chi, it is clear they produce other concepts too. Lower to all three karaoke singing Eagles’ “Lodge California,” a callback to 2 earlier moments: Katy as soon as sang “Lodge California” in highschool to confuse a bully who was about to beat Shang-Chi. And Shang-Chi beforehand confirmed us how Katy and Shang-Chi select enjoyable (additionally a karaoke evening then) over their very grownup tasks, which they’re doing right here once more.
Shang-Chi post-credits scene, defined
The precise post-credits scene in Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, the one which arrives after all of the credit have really rolled, is briefer than the Shang-Chi mid-credits scene. It centres on Shang-Chi’s sister Xialing (Meng’er Zhang), whom Shang-Chi talked about on the finish is off to tear down their father’s operations. However she does not appear to be really doing that. By the seems of it, Xialing appears to be simply taking on the Ten Rings, with a little bit of transformation.
She’s recruited her battle membership organiser and announcer Jon Jon (Ronny Chieng) although the blades-for-arms mercenary Razor Fist (Florian Munteanu) remains to be the top of the military. The largest change is that girls have an equal place within the Ten Rings now, in response to her father who all the time neglected his daughter. Plus, there’s modern-style graffiti on the partitions, for some added cool issue. The Ten Rings are a Twenty first-century operation, besides they haven’t any rings (LOL).
Nonetheless, Xialing has plenty of manpower and firepower at her disposal, which I am certain will come helpful for the MCU’s future villains. Shang-Chi‘s post-credits scene ends by saying “The Ten Rings will return,” which I suppose works for each Xialing’s outfit and Shang-Chi’s precise ten rings. It isn’t clear the place we are going to see both of them subsequent — Marvel has but to announce a sequel. All Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige has stated on the subject is that “there’s a direct line of the place he heads to subsequent.”
Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings is now enjoying in cinemas worldwide. In India, Shang-Chi is offered in English, Hindi, Kannada, Tamil, and Telugu.