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Marvel has now released “Shang-Chi” action figures months before the film’s September premiere.
Simu Liu, 32, the Canadian actor who plays the titular role, shared a few pictures of the collectibles featuring his character, along with Wenwu (Tony Leung) and Katy (Awkwafina) on Facebook on Sunday.
“So these came out nationwide today and uh… it’s gonna take some getting used to,” Liu wrote in the post.
(To view the photos below, you must click on the Facebook post and look through the social media platform.)
Other characters featured in the “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” action figure series include Death Dealer and Xialing (Meng’er Zhang).
His post over the weekend was not the first time Liu teased Marvel fans on the action figures. The actor previously took to Instagram Stories to showcase several “Shang-Chi” merchandise that he received as birthday presents from the studio, among those a Funko Pop of his character, according to Marvel.
Steven Lim of “Worth It” also bought a few after they were released. On Instagram, he said he got emotional seeing himself being represented in a Marvel movie.
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Fans of the film are excited to grab some as well as other variations of the characters.
peak korean in LA moment is probably running into @simuliu at target while he’s buying himself in shang-chi action figure form. it’s an honor just to be asian
— Alyse Whitney 수지 (@AlyseWhitney) April 27, 2021
WALMART ALREADY HAS SHANG-CHI TOYS?!?! AND IM JUST NOW LEARNING THIS?!?!!!! https://t.co/JzOROuKwVf
— Brittany Tomes 🎙🤖🏳️🌈 (@VocalTomes) April 25, 2021
— Hey Vern! (@OakhurstStudios) April 26, 2021
Have you seen the Funkos!? https://t.co/gDkbNc4iHi
— Jackieeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee (@itsadousy) April 26, 2021
You’re also Lego pic.twitter.com/nKYPCkNhCn
— Colleen Hillerup, BA (@fanwomanc) April 26, 2021
That is awesome. Sadly, my walmart is decimated & hasn’t stocked anything new in weeks so, it might take me a while to get a hold of these/I’ll definitely be getting Shang-Chi & Death Dealer for sure.
— Jessie Elias (@ZeltraxMilleniu) April 26, 2021
The film is set to premiere on Sept. 3. A teaser trailer was released as a surprise to Liu by Marvel Studios on his birthday less than two weeks ago.
Featured Image via Simu Liu