. She recently commented on the , speaking positively about its diverse . Here’s Michelle Yeoh on Marvel, speaking openly albeit without giving anything away with regards to her involvement. Michelle Yeoh is strongly rumored to feature in , the first led
The the lead. and James Bond did, however, speak about the excellent and diverse , including as
“When that  was announced last year and they introduced who they were doing as the and it was an , it was like, ‘Yes, finally!’ When do we get to be represented like that?”
She then compared the to Crazy Rich Asians.
“When Crazy Rich Asians came out, it changed the map. It changed the whole way Asians were represented and seen. We were no longer invisible. We were no longer just a token. We were really represented in a contemporary [way],” she said. “Not just in period pieces or flying across rooftops or something like that, but in a way little girls and little boys look up and go, ‘Oh my god, I can see that’s me up there.’ That is very, very important.”
Yeoh is a giant in the world of Hollywood right now with huge roles in Star Trek: Discovery and Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny. It is highly thought that she’ll be starring in Shang-Chi, which focuses on kung fu and is directed by Destin Daniel Cretton. It was even recently reported that Yeoh, 58, still does her own stunts making her a perfect choice for the first Asian avenger’s solo film which will have a heavy focus on martial arts and will be one of the first post Infinity War and Endgame Marvel movies.
The and diversity
to focus on a non-white or heteronormative character. We’ve seen core female star in a vastly successful solo , Black , and Anthony Mackie take on the mantle of Captain America T shows like star Black actors. The will also feature a gay couple in a prominent role. isn’t the only and TV
continues to make representation a priority across all franchises including and Pixar movies.
Shang Chi and the Fantastic Four has reportedly begun production. of the Ten Rings is due to release on May 7, 2021. It has already begun filming. In other news, a future Marvel movie may also be on the horizon, rivaling the original Guardians of the Galaxy as the new Marvel family;
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