125 // Dave Callaham // Writer - Shang-Chi

By Just Like Media

Dave Callaham, writer of Shang-Chi, joins Jerry to share his journey into becoming a writer and what it means to write a script whose story features someone that we wish we had growing up. Shang-Chi opens today, September 3rd; check out our interview on Episode 125 with director and writer of Shang-Chi, Destin Daniel Cretton. About DaveDAVE CALLAHAM (Screen Story by/Screenplay by) is a Chinese American screenwriter who grew up in Northern California and moved to Los Angeles in 1999, where he worked as an assistant before selling his first script, a thriller, in 2002.Since then he has written across multiple genres, including action films “Godzilla” and “The Expendables”; comedy/horror “Zombieland: Double Tap”; sci-fi “Doom”; and superhero projects such as “Wonder Woman 1984” and “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse 2” (releasing in 2022). He has also written and produced for television, creating the 2017 “Jean-Claude Van Johnson” for Amazon Prime.Callaham lives in Los Angeles with his family, and his recent hobbies include never leaving his house.(Source: Shang-Chi Press Kit)Learn more about the movie here: https://www.marvel.com/movies/shang-chi-and-the-legend-of-the-ten-rings// Support Dear Asian Americans:Merch: https://www.bonfire.com/store/dearasianamericans/Buy Me a Coffee: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/jerrywonLearn more about DAA Creator and Host Jerry Won:LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jerrywon/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jerryjwon/// Listen to Dear Asian Americans on all major platforms:Transistor.fm: http://www.dearasianamericans.comApple: https://apple.dearasianamericans.comSpotify: https://spotify.dearasianamericans.comStitcher: https://stitcher.dearasianamericans.comGoogle: https://google.dearasianamericans.com  Follow us on Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/dearasianamericans Like us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/dearasianamericans Subscribe to our YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/dearasianamericans // Join the Asian Podcast Network:Web: https://asianpodcastnetwork.com/Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/asianpodcastnetwork/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/asianpodcastnetwork/Dear Asian Americans is produced by Just Like Media:Web: http://www.justlikemedia.comInstagram.com: http://www.instagram.com/justlikemedia

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