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Here’s What Simu Liu, Awkwafina, Fala Chen Wore At The Shang-Chi And The Legend Of The Ten Rings World Premiere

Sorry, Tony Leung and Michelle Yeoh didn’t attend.

Sorry, Tony Leung and Michelle Yeoh didn’t attend.

Sorry, Tony Leung and Michelle Yeoh didn’t attend.

It’s finally here! Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, the 25th Marvel Cinematic Universe instalment and the first to feature a predominantly Asian cast, including Simu Liu, Awkwafina, Tony Leung, Michelle Yeoh, Fala Chen, Meng’er Zhang and Ronny Chieng. The movie, which opens in Singapore cinemas on Sept 1(Sept 3 in the US), had its world premiere at the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood on Aug 16 (Mon). Here’s a look at what the stars wore at the red carpet (Tony Leung and Michelle Yeoh were absent from the celebrations.) If you have 90 minutes to spare, check out the entire red carpet coverage here:

Photos: TPG News/Click Photos

1 of 10 Simu Liu

Lo and behold, the MCU’s first Asian superhero wearing a Dzojchen silk kimono tux and monk-strap shoes by John Lobb.

  • 2 of 10 Awkwafina

    The Crazy Rich Asians alum, wearing a Lanvin suit and Gucci shoes, plays Katy, Shang-Chi’s BFF.

  • 3 of 10 Fala Chen

    Fala Chen (who attended the event with her businessman hubby Emmanuel Straschnov) decked in a stunning pink off-shoulder ball gown by Giorgio Armani Prive. The former TVB actress plays Jiang Li, Wenwu’s (Tony Leung) wife and Shang-Chi’s (Simu Liu) mother..

  • 4 of 10 Meng’er Zhang

    The China-born actress, wearing an Alexander Vauthier couture dress and Jimmy Choo 'Kaylee' sandals, makes her feature film debut as Xialing, Shang-Chi's equally badass sister.

  • 5 of 10 Ronny Chieng

    The name is Chieng, Ronny Chieng. The Malaysian comedian and another Crazy Rich Asians alum plays Jon Jon, right-hand man at the Golden Daggers Club, run by Shang-Chi's sister Xialin (Meng'er Zhang).

  • 6 of 10 Benedict Wong

    Benedict Wong — back as Master Wong, Doctor Strange’s sidekick — is ready to party in his forest green jacket and a loosey-goosey olive velvet pants.

  • 7 of 10 Andy Le

    The YouTube martial artist showing off his moves on the red carpet; in the movie, he plays Death Dealer, Shang-Chi's former mentor.
  • 8 of 10 Destin Daniel Cretton

    The director of Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, who was born in Hawaii (hence the maile-style ti leaf lei) and is of Japanese descent, keeps things simple with a tie-front jacket and white sneakers.

  • 9 of 10 Olivia Liang

    The star of TV's Kung Fu — which features Tzi Ma and Tan Kheng Hua as her parent — dazzles in this two-piece summery floral print from Prabal Gurung

  • 10 of 10 Chloe Zhao

    This year's Best Director Oscar winner for Normadland turns up in jeans and an embroidered top with a backpack. She'll be walking down the red carpet (hopefully) in three months' time for another Marvel movie, Eternals.

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