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Shang-Chi Star Teases Razor Fist Deleted Scenes For Blu-ray Release - IGN

IGN 16 September, 2021 - 10:08am

Speaking with ComicBookMovie.com, Munteanu discussed his role in Marvel's Shang-Chi and revealed that his character, Razor Fist, will appear in a couple of deleted scenes on the film's upcoming Blu-ray release. The actor said the team had shot an extended battle scene with him but unfortunately it ended up being cut from the theatrical release.

"We had that big end battle, and you [originally] would have seen a bit more there from Razor Fist," Munteanu explained. "I'm looking forward to people seeing that because there was a reason why he replaced his blade with the dragon sword and fights with two swords, but I don't want to spoil too much and I don’t want to give away too much."

Munteanu also revealed that, at one time, there had been plans to show more of his character's backstory and origins. One scene would have shown more of Razor Fist's recruitment into the Ten Rings organization and his relationship with Wenwu, including how he gave him "a new life and purpose and a home."

"[Wenwu] trained him and took him away from the streets. That's also something you will see in the bonus material," the actor teased about the extras included with Shang-Chi's home release. "[Xialing's] his daughter, so there's more meaning to that than just following a new leader, but we'll have to see what happens."

There's no release date for the home release of Shang-Chi yet but the movie has managed to stay atop the box office charts in its second weekend at theaters, with a U.S. haul of $35.8 million. It has also officially crossed the $250 million mark at the global box office and has a worldwide total of $257.6 million.

Shang-Chi's success has reportedly prompted Disney to make a decision to release Marvel's Eternals exclusively in theaters when it arrives on November 5, though there hasn't been any official announcement in regards to whether it will play exclusively in theaters before moving to streaming platforms or whether it will replicate Black Widow's day-and-date release.

Adele Ankers is a freelance writer for IGN. Follow her on Twitter.

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