Shang-Chi: Simu Liu, Destin Daniel Cretton Phase Zero Interview Available Now

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On Wednesday, the star of Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, Simu Liu, joined's MCU podcast Phase Zero for a live interview about his experience in joining the MCU. He didn't come alone. Shang-Chi director Destin Daniel Cretton will also joined the show. Episode 35 takes a spoiler-filled dive into the new MCU movie and will also took a look at the actor's and director's experiences off-screen as they navigate the new trajectory of their lives. The journey that publicly began at San Diego Comic-Con in 2019 finally reached its big moment when the film released in theaters to record-breaking box office numbers over the Labor Day weekend and the Phase Zero podcast was ready to celebrate the journey.

Phase Zero launched as's Marvel Cinematic Universe-centric podcast on January 15, hosted by Brandon Davis. Davis, Jenna Anderson, and Aaron Perine will be teamed up to co-host the live interview episode with Cretton and Liu. Since January, Phase Zero has now eclipsed the 800,000 listens mark on all platforms. In that time, the cast and directors of titles such as WandaVision, Loki, The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, and Black Widow have joined the show. For the first time since launching, Phase Zero has now played live host to a lead actor in a Marvel Studios movie during a broadcast interview on Twitch, YouTube, and Facebook.

Episode 35 of Phase Zero is available now. Links to Phase Zero to download and subscribe can be found below!

Additionally, Phase Zero has already recorded and released its Bonus Episode #3 with a spoiler-filled breakdown and reaction to Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings. It is available now on all major podcast platforms.


Recently, Phase Zero featured a deep dive interview with Black Widow writer Eric Pearson and a full analysis of Loki with director Kate Herron. The deep dive into the first MCU movie is a part of Episode 27, following the hour-long discussion of Loki Season 1 and its Season 1 finale with Phase Zero hosts Brandon Davis, Jenna Anderson, Aaron Perine, and Jamie Jirak. The Pearson-featured Episode 27 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and all major podcast platforms. Herron's Episode 28 is now available on all podcast platforms, following the show's tradition of releasing new episodes every Wednesday afternoon.

Phase Zero invites you to celebrate all things Marvel, hosting a weekly conversation of theories, speculation, and exclusive interviews and insights. It's the number one spot for MCU fans, welcoming those new to it all and those who think they know it all! New episodes are recorded live on every Wednesday at 12pm ET before being made available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, iHeartRadio, and wherever podcasts can be found. For updates regarding the Phase Zero podcast, follow the official Phase Zero account on Twitter!