Friday, September 4, 2020 (Disney+)
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Plot: What's the story about?
Live-action remake of the 1998 Disney animated film.
4.25 / 5 stars (4 users)
Poll: Will you see Mulan?
Who stars in Mulan: Cast List
Liu Yifei ... Hua Mulan
"The Expendables 2" , "The Expendables 3"
Gong Li ... [villain]
"Shanghai" , "Hannibal Rising"
Donnie Yen ... Commander Tung
"John Wick: Chapter 4" , "Raging Fire"
Utkarsh Ambudkar ... Skatch
"Free Guy" , "Barbershop: The Next Cut"
Who's making Mulan: Crew List
Production: What we know about Mulan?
- Gong Li is confirmed as the villain in Mulan, a powerful witch (Hollywood Reporter, 4/12/18).
- 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).
- Hua Mulan disguises herself as a man to take her father’s army conscription in fifth-century China.
- 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).
- "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" (Deadline.com, 10/5/16).
- Walt Disney Pictures plans a worldwide casting search for the lead Chinese actress for the role (Deadline.com, 10/5/16).
- March 2020: The film was in Completed status.
- July 2019: The film was in Post-Production status.
- August 2018: The film was in Production status.
- April 2018: The film was in Pre-Production status.
- October 2016: The film was in Development status.
- March 2015: The film was in Development status.
Planning to start shooting August 2018 in China and New Zealand.
Disney has prepped this for the fast track, looking at November 2018 release.