Marvel’s 'Shang-Chi' strikes gold in theatres

The international box office sales gross at $56.2 million.

Mumbai: The global release of Marvel Studios’ "Shang-Chi and The Legend of The Ten Rings" has grossed $127.6 million over three days. This includes domestic box office earnings of $71.4 million and international earnings of $56.2 million including the countries Brazil, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Russia/CIS, South Korea, Spain, and the United Kingdom, according to data by Box Office Mojo.

The film was released exclusively in theatres on 3 September unlike its predecessor "Black Widow", which had a hybrid release and was available on Disney+ Hotstar. "Shang-Chi" premiered in six languages including English, Hindi, Kannada, Tamil, Malayalam, and Telugu. According to a statement by Star and Disney India, the film "struck gold at the box office in the opening weekend".

“The amazing response for Shang-Chi and Legend of the Ten Rings is a testament to the fandom Marvel and its characters enjoy in the country. Shang-Chi is a special film that truly celebrates the uniqueness and ingenuity of Marvel films. We are thrilled with the love the film has received across India," said Star and Disney India, vice president and head of studios, Bikram Duggal.

Helmed by Destin Daniel Cretton, "Shang-Chi and The Legend of The Ten Rings" features Simu Liu, Benedict Wong, Toby Leung, Michelle Yeoh, Fala Chen, Florian Munteanu, and Awkwafina in pivotal roles.

The studio is gearing up for its upcoming releases including "Eternals" which is going to hit theatres during Diwali. The film directed by Academy Award winner Chloé Zhao, stars Angelina Jolie, Richard Madden, Kit Harrington, and Don Lee.

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