Production begins on Disney's live-action 'Mulan'

Production has begun on Disney's live-action adaption of the 1998 animated film Mulan. Filming is set to include locations across both China and New Zealand. The official synopsis is below:

“Mulan” is the epic adventure of a fearless young woman who masquerades as a man in order to fight Northern Invaders attacking China. The eldest daughter of an honored warrior, Hua Mulan is spirited, determined and quick on her feet. When the Emperor issues a decree that one man per family must serve in the Imperial Army, she steps in to take the place of her ailing father as Hua Jun, becoming one of China’s greatest warriors ever.

Liu Yifei stars in the titular role as Hua Mulan with Donnie Yen, Jason Scott Lee, Yoson An, Utkarsh Ambudkar, Ron Yuan, Tzi Ma, Rosalind Chao, Cheng Pei-Pei, Nelson Lee, Chum Ehelepola, Gong Li, and Jet Li rounding out the cast list. It is being directed by Niki Caro from a screenplay by Rock Jaffa & Amanda Silver and Elizabeth Martin & Lauren Hynek.

Mulan is scheduled for release on March 27, 2020.

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