Peter Parker’s Uncle Ben stated it finest: With nice energy comes nice duty.
It’s true for superheroes and for the people who play them, and it is a quote that Simu Liu has actually taken to coronary heart. The 32-year-outdated star, finest recognized for the Canadian comedy Kim’s Convenience, is about to affix the MCU as the lead in Marvel’s Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, however he is not ready for his film to return out to start out utilizing his powers for good.
Not solely is he being vocal about combatting anti-Asian racism, however he is additionally on a mission to supply as much as a million meals to youngsters going through starvation throughout California by partnering with the California Milk Processor Board (creators of “got milk?”) and No Kid Hungry.
“I think when you talk about superheroes and you think about who superheroes have the biggest effect on, it’s man-children like me, but real children are the ones who I think really love superhero movies and buy into the ethos and the values,” he tells E! News. “Helping children has been one of the things that I’m most looking forward to as I step into this platform and all of the privileges that come with it.”
And if Simu’s obtained to crack a few eggs along with his biceps to assist these youngsters, so be it.