Shang-Chi actor Simu Liu chats with a dragon-shaped deodorant holder in an Old Spice commercial to help promote the Marvel movie’s release on Disney +.
Simu Liu talks to a dragon in a hilarious Shang Chi-Old Spice ad. After debuting in Hollywood as an extra and stuntman, one of Liu’s first major roles was in the popular Canadian sitcom, Kim’s convenience, as Jung Kim, the estranged son of two Korean convenience store owners. This led to his big breakthrough this year in Shang-Chi and the legend of the ten rings in which he made his debut as a character colloquially known as Marvel’s Master of Kung Fu.
Released in theaters last September, Marvel’s Shang-Chi The film broke down a host of barriers for the MCU as the first film with a predominantly Asian and American-Asian cast. Apart from Liu, Shang-Chi stars Awkwafina, Meng’er Zhang, Fala Chen, Florian Munteanu, Benedict Wong, Michelle Yeoh, Ben Kingsley and Tony Leung. The film was such a box office success that Marvel Studios quickly entered the development of a sequel, although a few characters from Shang-Chi could reappear in the MCU before that date.
Simu Liu’s final appearance as Shang-Chi comes in a hilarious Old Spice commercial. The ad finds Liu fresh out of the shower where he is surprised by a deodorant holder in the shape of a talking dragon. After a pep talk, the dragon urges him to “put on Old Spice Dragonblast“so that they can leave”save the world“, using a montage of extracts from Shang-Chi, including some of him riding the dragon known as the Great Protector, hence the caption, “i’m on a dragon“, a reference to the iconic of Isaiah Mustafa”I am on horseback“Old Spice Ad. Watch the new ad below:
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Liu has some really chunky shoes to fill in this Old Spice commercial considering how memorable Mustafa and Terry Crews were as the brand’s spokespeople, although the Shang-Chi actor does an admirable job of his. beginnings. This specific ad was produced in conjunction with Marvel to promote the release of Shang-Chi and the legend of the ten rings‘on Disney +. As of November 12, subscribers can watch the MCU movie on the streaming service in IMAX’s extended picture format, allowing viewers to see more of the original image.
Although Liu was likely known as Shang-Chi for the rest of his career, he began to capitalize on his newfound fame and branch out with roles in romantic drama. A true love and the adventure film Arthur the King. Although none of them are as expected as Liu reprising his role as Shang-Chi in the sequel to the movie, in the meantime, keep an eye out Doctor Strange 2 as his next potential appearance in the MCU.
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