Chloe Bennet and Simu Liu's Photos Give Us Hope For a Marvel Crossover

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Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D star Chloe Bennet and Marvel’s first Asian star Simu Liu seen in Shang-Chi took to instagram to point towards Marvel’s late attempt at ramping up diversity.

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A trio of selfies were uploaded to Instagram on June 16 by both Bennet and Liu which seamlessly joked about Marvel’s attempt at diversifying the cast

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Bennet captioned the tweet “Oh look it’s Marvel's first asian superhero and Simu Liu is also in the pic too.”; 

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While Liu captioned his post “Marvel’s first Asian superhero posing with some guy.”

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Bennet who is of half-Chinese descent joined Marvel in 2013 while Simun Liu joined the universe in 2019.

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They both are known for taking pride in their heritage but have also expressed frustrations over the lack of Asian representation in Hollywood.

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Simu Liu said in an interview in 2021 that the Asian driven film ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ played a big role in opening up floodgates for all of us (Asians).

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While the photos and captions seem to be in good fun. The real hope remains to see more Asian actors, writers, directors and creatives joining the industry.

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The series of photographs also initiated a hope in the fans to see a Marvel crossover with both the talent actors together on screen,

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