The Marvel star joins the UNCW club team on the volleyball court


WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – It’s not every day you challenge a superhero in sports.

The UNCW men’s club volleyball team invited Simu Liu (“Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings”) to join them for practice.

The club posted photos on Instagram with the actor.

Liu is in Wilmington where he is working on a film called “One True Loves”. The cast and crew are expected to begin filming next week.

Simu Liu, right, is in Wilmington to star in a new movie (Credit: Bryan Sosa)(Bryan Sosa)

“One True Loves” is the film adaptation of Taylor Jenkins Reid’s bestselling novel of the same name. It also stars Phillip Soo (“Hamilton”, “Over the Moon”) and Luke Bracey (“Little Fires Everywhere”, “Hacksaw Ridge”, “The Best of Me”).

“So about a week ago two of my teammates Alfredo and Sid texted me about a Marvel star in town filming a movie wanting to play volleyball,” Bryan Sosa wrote, club president, when asked how he brought Liu to court. . “I messaged him and he replied and from there we were all super excited to walk into the gym to play volleyball with a Hollywood star!”

The team’s Instagram post caption thanks Liu for coming to practice and asks “Does that mean we’re avengers now???”

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