Mulan Movie

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Who's Involved:

Donnie Yen, Chris Bender, Rick Jaffa, Jason Reed, Utkarsh Ambudkar, Bill Kong, Jet Li, Gong Li, Niki Caro, Jake Weiner, Amanda Silver, Liu Yifei, Elizabeth Martin, Lauren Hynek, Xana Tang, Ron Yuan, Yoson An, Chum Ehelepola

Release Date:

Friday, September 4, 2020 (Disney+)

sequences of violence

Runtime: N/A
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

Live-action remake of the 1998 Disney animated film.

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Who stars in Mulan: Cast List

... Hua Mulan


"The Expendables 2" , "The Expendables 3"  

... [villain]

"Shanghai" , "Hannibal Rising"  


... Commander Tung

"John Wick: Chapter 4" , "Raging Fire"  

... Skatch

"Free Guy" , "Barbershop: The Next Cut"  

"The Paper Tigers" , "MDMA"  

... Chen Honghui

"The Plane"  

... Ramtish


Who's making Mulan: Crew List

A look at the Mulan behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Niki Caro last directed The Zookeeper's Wife and McFarland, USA.


Niki Caro


Chris Bender
Jason Reed
Jake Weiner

Production Company


Production: What we know about Mulan?

Key Facts

  1. Gong Li is confirmed as the villain in Mulan, a powerful witch (Hollywood Reporter, 4/12/18).
  2. Jet Li is in final talks to play the emperor of China, who orders the mobilization of troops via the conscription of one male from each household (Hollywood Reporter, 4/12/18).
  3. Hua Mulan disguises herself as a man to take her father’s army conscription in fifth-century China.
  4. Disney had initially sought an Asian director for the project, meeting with Ang Lee (who passed, citing scheduling) and Rogue One star Jiang Wen (Hollywood Reporter, 2/14/17).
  5. "Rick Jaffa and Amanda Silver (Jurassic World, Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes, and the upcoming Avatar sequel) [were bought in by Disney] to get [the script] into shooting shape" (, 10/5/16).
  6. Walt Disney Pictures plans a worldwide casting search for the lead Chinese actress for the role (, 10/5/16).

Filming Timeline

  1. March 2020: The film was in Completed status.
  2. July 2019: The film was in Post-Production status.
  3. August 2018: The film was in Production status.
  4. April 2018: The film was in Pre-Production status.
  5. Planning to start shooting August 2018 in China and New Zealand.

  6. October 2016: The film was in Development status.
  7. Disney has prepped this for the fast track, looking at November 2018 release.

  8. March 2015: The film was in Development status.

Mulan Release Date: When was the film released?

Mulan was released in 2020 on Friday, September 4, 2020 (Disney+ release). There were 5 other movies released on the same date, including The Owners, The Argument and I'm Thinking of Ending Things.

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Q&A Asked about Mulan

Jan. 28, 2020
How long is Mulan live action going to be?
Apr. 7, 2020 Mulan (2020) official run-time is 1 hour, 55 minutes.
Aug. 7, 2020
Will the new Mulan still go to US theaters even with streaming on Disney+?
Aug. 8, 2020 At this time (8/8/2020), Disney is not planning to release the film in any US theaters. Things are fluid and could change.

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