Simu Liu Not Happy With Fan’s Assumption For Spiderman: No Way Home; Here’s Why

Simu Liu, who made his Marvel Cinematic Universe entry with Shang-Chi and the Legend of Ten Rings before this year, took to Twitter to assert his letdown that no one was assuming on his appearance in Spider-Man: No Way Home. 

Simu Liu Not Happy With Fan's Assumption For Spiderman: No Way Home; Here's Why
Simu Liu Not Happy With Fan’s Assumption For Spiderman: No Way Home; Here’s Why

The approaching Marvel superhero movie features Tom Holland in the lead. It is assumed that Tobey Maguire and Andrew Garfield are anticipated to appear in the movie as Spider-Men from different universes. Simu Liu recollected fans that he was Spider-Man at many birthday parties in the past and joked he was ‘little offended’ that no one is speculating on his appearance as Spider-Man in No Way Home.

“Having played the role of Spider-Man at birthday parties in and around the Greater Toronto Area, I’m a little offended nobody thought I was going to be in No Way Home,” he tweeted. “There’s definitely a pocket universe somewhere, that’s all I’m saying,” he added.

Fans advised Simu that they’d pay to watch him play an edition of the Spider-Man in the movie. “Please please please be an end credit scene as yourself being a Spider-Man impersonator as part of the spider verse,” a fan said. Although not in a MCU film, a fan pitched the idea of seeing a What If episode with Shang-Chi as Spider-Man. “’What if Shang chi became the Spider man instead of gaining the power of the ten rings?” the fan imagined.

If not as Spider-Man, Marvel buffs are hoping that Simu Liu’s Shang-Chi crosses paths with Spider-Man, as glimpsed in the comics, in coming MCU films.

Simu, during his Saturday Night Live debut monologue, disclosed that a decade ago, he used to dress as Spider-Man at children’s birthday parties as a part-time chore. “I really can’t believe my life right now because ten years ago, I actually had a job dressing up as Spider-Man for kids’ birthday parties which meant parents would pay me to entertain their kids while they were day-drinking. I’ll never forget this one birthday boy’s name. It was Trevor and I don’t want to say anything bad about him but let’s just say he was a real Trevor,” he recalled.

“Kept kicking and screaming ‘You’re not Spider-Man, you’re not Spider-Man.’ Look, I don’t know if you’ve been ever kicked by a seven-year-old while wearing a 30-dollar Walmart Spider-Man suit, but it will break you. It will break your spirit. But it also lit a fire under me and I don’t know where he is now but Trevor, if you’re watching, I just want to say ‘You were right, I am not Spider-Man. I am Shang-Chi, b**ch,’” he added.


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