New ‘Shang-Chi’ Trailer Features the Return of Abomination to the MCU

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Another trailer for the upcoming Marvel movie Shang-Chi and The Legend of the Ten Rings has dropped, and eagle-eyed viewers caught a glimpse of Hulk nemesis Abomination near the end, now sporting his classic finned ears.

The MCU version of Abomination first appeared in The Incredible Hulk, only the second MCU film. He was played by Tim Roth, and he is set to reprise his role in the upcoming She-Hulk series on Disney Plus.

Shang-Chi seems to be full of callbacks to the early days of the MCU, with a focus on the Ten Rings criminal organization. The movie will feature the actual MCU version of Iron Man nemesis The Mandarin, even though a more comic book accurate “decoy” was played by Ben Kingsley in Iron Man 3.

Abomination might not be the only villainous Easter Egg hidden in the latest trailer. Shang-Chi encounters (what appears to be) a dragon underwater which many fans believe to be Fin Fang Foom.

Shang-Chi will premiere in theaters on Sept. 3, 2021.

 


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