Nearly two years after the series ended, Marvel Cinematic Universe star Simu Liu has had a sweet reunion with the co-stars from his breakout role in Kim’s convenience. Long before he became a household name with his turn as the MCU’s Shang-Chi in the eponymous 2021 film, Liu earned rave reviews for his performance in the Canadian sitcom Kim’s convenience, which revolved around the titular family as they run their shop in Toronto while also trying to mend their various conflicts. Based on Ins Choi’s play, the series became an international hit after its Netflix debut, which would go on to distribute the show for seasons 3-5, the latter of which marked the end following the departure of Choi and co-creator Kevin White to focus on other projects, including the spinoff Wandering.
As audiences eagerly await his upcoming projects, MCU star Simu Liu recently had a sweet reunion with a few co-stars from his breakout role in Kim’s convenience.
The post, as shared by Andrew Phunglooking Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings actor engaging in a spirited group hug with his on-screen father, Paul Sun-Hyung Lee, and on-screen best friend. The heartwarming image was paired with a caption calling it Kim’s convenience revisit a”Guys Night Out” between the three stars.
Will A Kim’s Convenience Revival Ever Happen?
When the show became a true sleeper hit after being picked up by Netflix, it was canceled early Kim’s convenience left fans of the series disappointed, as it came ahead of the originally planned season 6 that would end the series. Given that it ended a full season early, there have been questions about a potential revival at some point in the future, a prospect that seems highly unlikely given the production issues that have been revealed in the wake of the show’s cancellation. Liu and Lee have both come out with disappointments and frustrations regarding the writing process behind the show, with the patriarch actor indicating that it was all crumbling from within, while the future MCU star criticized the show’s lack of diversity in the writers room and not allowing the actors. to provide creative input.
The two would later be supported by Kim’s convenience co-star Jean Yoon, who called her time on the show “painful” and led to her feeling disillusioned with the project as a whole. Despite these various frustrations, however, Liu has not completely closed the door on a potential return to the series, noting that the only way he would do so is , whose “real people“was involved in a new season and wants to ensure that he and his fellow players are not affected by the same”gatekeepers” which they encountered earlier. While it Kim’s convenience Reunion posts likely signal nothing more than a heartwarming gathering of friends, the fact that they’re still in touch will surely keep hope alive that they could pursue a revival at some piont in the future.
What Simu Liu is doing next
Even if one Kim’s convenience revival isn’t going to be, Liu and many of his co-stars have a bright future ahead of them. Lee wrapped the production last year on live-action Avatar: The Last Airbender series on Netflix and is preparing for his The Mandalorian season 3 will return, while Liu will appear in the long-awaited Barbie film adaptation hits theaters in July and returns to the MCU with a Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings sequel currently in development. Meanwhile, audiences can re-watch their beloved shows with everyone Kim’s convenience streaming on Netflix.
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