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Craziest Dream and Kung-Fu Master

liu: Marvel Studios announced the news to thousands of fans at San Diego Comic-Con over the weekend, when Liu took the stage to introduce himself as the kung-fu master in Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, according to CTV. This is just the craziest, craziest dream, Liu says in video taken at the event, which also revealed roles for Hong Kong actor Tony Leung and Crazy Rich Asians star Awkwafina. But he secretly dreamt of being an actor, and just a few years after leaving Bay Street, Liu is on the brink of movie stardom thanks to being cast as the first Asian superhero to lead a Marvel film. Chatter around the cast has exploded online, with much of the focus on the relatively unknown Canadian. Who is Simu Liu Liu was born in northern China where he was raised by his grandparents while his parents attended Queen's University in Kingston, Ont., he told The Canadian Press back in 2015. Marvel promises that Liu will soon become a household name, but until then, here's a primer on Canada's rising star. ( As reported in the news.