Mulan Movie

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Who's Involved:

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

Release Date:

Friday, August 21, 2020 (Nationwide)

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: N/A

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Mulan Plot: What's the story?

Live-action remake of the 1998 Disney animated film.

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Mulan Cast: Who stars in it?

Film Details & Notes: What do we know about Mulan?

  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).

Crew and Production Credits: Who's making Mulan?

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 Timeline: When did the Mulan come together?

On or about March 12, 2020 • The film was in Completed status.

On or about July 7, 2019 • The film was in Post-Production status.

On or about August 14, 2018 • The film was in Production status.

On or about April 14, 2018 • The film was in Pre-Production status.

Planning to start shooting August 2018 in China and New Zealand.

On or about October 5, 2016 • The film was in Development status.

Disney has prepped this for the fast track, looking at November 2018 release.

On or about March 30, 2015 • The film was in Development status.

Mulan Release Date: When is it coming out?

Mulan is coming out in 2020 on Friday, August 21, 2020 (Nationwide release). There are 5 other movies coming out on the same date, including Antebellum, Let Him Go and The One and Only Ivan. 2D/3D

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United States
August 21, 2020 Nationwide 2D/3D
August 21, 2020

Questions: Asked About Mulan

How long is Mulan live action going to be?
Mulan (2020) official run-time is 1 hour, 55 minutes.

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