Talking with Deadline, current “Simpsons”Matt Selman, showrunner, was asked what the fans could expect from Season 34. He replied, “We have Simu Liu from Marvel’s ‘Shang-Chi’ in an upcoming show as Lisa’s perfect future boyfriend. We have our season premiere where Homer gets into a conspiracy cabal while hunting down a missing turtle.” He continued, “I’m very excited about one where Krusty has a kind of nice-guy-type afternoon syndicated Ellen DeGeneres talk show that surprisingly goes awry. And then we have huge guest part for iconic comedy legend Melissa McCarthy coming up. It’s a really juicy, funny part where she plays a kid who’s Homer’s rival for love from Grandpa.”
For those unfamiliar, “Shang-Chi and the Legends of the Ten Rings,”Liu is the titular character. He has incredible martial arts skills and eventually the power to use the mysterious Ten Rings artifact. Liu and Shang-Chi, his character, will play an integral part in the MCU’s future. NBC NewsAccording to reports, a sequel to the film is in the planning stages. Not only that, but Liu is a rising star both in and outside of the MCU with one of his next big projects on the horizon consisting of a juicy role in the upcoming “Barbie” movie. It sounds like Season 34 of “The Simpsons”This is shaping up to be a great time, and it will be fascinating to see how Liu portrays Lisa’s ideal boyfriend (YeardleySmith).