Where can you watch Shang-Chi online? Is it on Disney+ or theaters only?

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, the latest entry in the Marvel Cinematic Universe arrives on Sept. 3, 2021. Can you watch it from home? Is it streaming on Disney+?

Shang-Chi marks an important moment in the MCU. It’s the second film in Phase Four after Black Widow kicked things off this past July. Simi Liu plays the titular character, and will become the first Asian actor to be the lead role in a Marvel movie.

After training as an assassin, Shang-Chi leaves a life a fighting behind in favor of a normal life in San Francisco. However, he’s pulled back into his old life by the Ten Rings organization, a terrorist group looking to disrupt the peace. The film’s action sequences have been called some of the best in the MCU, and it’s certified fresh on Rotten Tomatoes with a 92% on the Tomatometer.

With Shang-Chi premiering today, many fans are wondering if it will have a simultaneous release on Disney+ Premier Access just like Black Widow. Will it be in theaters and on streaming?

How to watch Shang-Chi online

Shang-Chi can be seen in theaters. Tickets are now available so use sites like Fandango and Movie Tickets to view times and buy tickets in either standard or IMAX.

However, the film will not have a simultaneous release on Disney+ Premier Access. It will have a theatrical window of around 45 days, which is shorter than the standard 90 days. After that, it will head to Disney+ can be seen by subscribers at no additional cost sometime in mid-October.

Check out a synopsis and trailer below.

Marvel Studios’ “Shang-Chi and The Legend of The Ten Rings” stars Simu Liu as Shang-Chi, who must confront the past he thought he left behind when he is drawn into the web of the mysterious Ten Rings organization.

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