Meng’er Zhang As Xialing In “Shang-Chi” Has Fans Raving

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Meng’er Zhang is the breakout star of Shang Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings.

Her performance has certainly been noticed — and fans are wondering where such a talented actor was hidden away for so long.


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In fact, some fans couldn’t wrap their head around the fact that this was actually Zhang’s first movie role.


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She absolutely nailed it and shone despite being surrounded by legends like Michelle Yeoh and Tony Leung.

But I’m not the only one who was impressed by Zhang in Shang-Chi, Marvel fans are also raving about her online. Let’s dive:

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Zhang is supercalifragilisticexpialidocious.


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Who dare disagree?

When can we talk about how #ShangChi and the Legend of the Ten Rings should have been Xu Xialing and the Legend of the Ten Rings because Meng’er Zhang rules


Twitter: @azalben

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A great many fans were thrilled and shocked to know that this was Xialing was Zhang’s debut role.

i can’t believe that Xialing in Shang-Chi was Meng’er Zhang’s first on screen role EVER, she was just amazing and i’ll definitely be following her career going forward and i really can’t wait to see more of her as Xialing


Twitter: @qLxke_

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Meng’er Zhang as Xialing was the MVP of #ShangChi for me and I just found it it was her first movie!! 🤯


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@johncampea Here’s an interesting fact: This was Meng’er Zhang’s (Xialing) first ever project. When I found this out I couldn’t believe it cuz she played the part SO well


Twitter: @mike_money500

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i can’t wrap my head around the fact that #shangchi is meng’er zhang’s FIRST FILM!!! she absolutely BODIED that performance i am truly in awe of her and her complete badassery. i hope to see more of this queen!!!! 👀 #xialing


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alright, after my third #ShangChi watch I can confidently say that it’s not only one of my favorite Marvel origin movies, but Meng’er Zhang as Xialing is an absolute scene stealer. For her first movie EVER, she kicks butt


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I know everyone is going to talk about Simu Lui as Shang Chi (he was dope!), but let’s take time to appreciate The GODDESS Xialing played by Meng’er Zhang. #shangchi #Xialing #Marvel


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There’s also the cute story of Zhang meeting her future husband on the set of the movie.

Shoutout to Meng’er Zhang as Xialing. I wasn’t sure how I’d feel about her character, but she kicked ass. It’s also sweet knowing that Zhang met her husband on set of this movie.

Pretty impressive for her first acting role ever.

#XIALING


Twitter: @DJ__Paint

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Yes, we want more Meng’er Zhang films.

[taps mic] if I could have everyone’s attention, until further notice this is strictly a #ShangChi fan account, specifically for Meng’er Zhang + #Xialing


Twitter: @rachmeetsworld

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Please, Disney! Just one movie centered around Zhang’s character Xialing.

#ShangChi is awesome! One of the best #MCU movies yet. @SimuLiu makes the role his own ✨ And yes Awkwafina is fun to watch.

But can we talk more about Meng’ er Zhang’s #Xialing? 😍 She’s amazing! Scene stealer! Hope to see more of her next!


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