The ambitious scene took about a month to shoot, a feat which Cretton says was only possible due to the actors’ tenacity.
One was able to shake and move on level ground, while another was suspended 20 feet up in the air.
He emphasizes the importance of capturing emotional beats in action sequences such as this, as Shang-Chi is at its core a family drama.
Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings is filled with action-packed sequences, including a particularly intense scene where Shang-Chi (Simu Liu) goes toe-to-toe with a villain named Razor Fist and other assassins while aboard a bus.
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