Simu Liu elaborates on his criticism of Moon Knight’s Mandarin scenes, saying that key decision makers should have found the error.
Simo Liu, Marvel’s star Shang Chi and the Legend of the Ten Ringsexplains his criticism of the Mandarin scenes in moon knight. Released earlier this year on Disney+, moon knight Starring Oscar Isaac as Stephen Grant, a mild-mannered gift shop employee who realizes he really does possess the powers of Khuncho, the ancient Egyptian moon god. moon knight It was a hit with critics and audiences alike, with many praising Isaac’s multifaceted performance as Stephen and Mark Spector, as well as the show’s distinctive tone, which differs little from typical MCU fare.
While moon knight Proving herself to be a highlight of MCU’s Disney+ shows, she wasn’t entirely without criticism. distance moon knight In the second episode, “Summon the Suit,” Leo took to Twitter to criticize villain Arthur Harrow (Ethan Hawke)’s attempt to speak Mandarin. Although Harrow is supposed to be fluent in the language, Liu explained that Hooke’s Mandarin needed some work and writing”Harrow needs his Mandarin teacher class. While he was critical of the show’s portrayal of Mandarin, Liu clearly still likes it moon knight as a whole, then later called the show “Amazing. “
In a new interview with GQLiu explained his criticisms of Mandarin in moon knight And attempts to explain how the fatal error occurred. Liu reveals that while Mandarin is not an easy-to-understand language, the translator is working on the show”Maybe I shouldn’t have been a translator,And many people in the decision-making process should realize this. Check out Liu’s full comment below:
“I think there’s probably a misconception that Marvel is this kind of powerful monolithic being with infinite resources. I think it’s easy to blame Marvel as a whole. If you really break it down, there’s a compiler that probably shouldn’t be a compiler. There were probably two people In the decision making process they were supposed to raise a flag that didn’t. I fully appreciate the fact that Mandarin is not an easy language. I didn’t want to turn it into something too political. I just wanted to make fun of it because the sound coming out of that guy’s mouth doesn’t sound like the language of Mandarin in any shape, shape, or form.”
Although Liu still criticizes Mandarin in moon knightHis comment sheds at least some light on the Marvel movie-making process and attempts to explain what could have gone wrong. Blaming Marvel as a whole for the fatal mistake may not be the right move, according to Liu, because bad Mandarin is used in moon knight This is likely due to a select few individuals who do not have the correct knowledge of the language or the desire to intervene. moon knight Director Mohamed Diab said recently splash screen That he was glad Liu had called up the scene, saying they had “expert” On the set, but this “Next time, we’ll do better.” Liu also makes it clear that he did not intend to start his comment with any kind of political calculation moon knight Or Marvel as a whole, but the actor just wanted to point out what he saw as poor Mandarin.
While it remains to be seen what the future holds moon knight And whether he gets a second season, the show’s creators are now aware of Leo’s criticisms and will likely try to avoid any language errors should he return. Marvel is clearly a big operation with great resources, but Liu’s comments show that each production is somewhat independent, and sometimes bugs can slip through the cracks. Hopefully, if moon knight The second season has been confirmed, Mandarin is treated more carefully.
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