Mulan Movie

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Who's Involved:

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

Release Date:

Friday, September 4, 2020 Disney+

sequences of violence
Runtime: N/A
Language: English

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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


xXx 3: The Return of Xander Cage, The Expendables 3  

... [villain]

Miami Vice, Eros  

The Justice of Bunny King  

... Commander Tung

John Wick: Chapter 4, xXx 3: The Return of Xander Cage  

... Skatch

The Drop, Free Guy  

The Monkey King, MDMA  

... Chen Honghui

Plane, Shadow Force  

... 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. The film's writer Elizabeth Martin last wrote Spellbound.


Niki Caro


Chris Bender
Jason Reed
Jake Weiner

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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. 2020 - March: The film was set to Completed  status.
  2. 2019 - July: The film was set to Post-Production  status.
  3. 2018 - August: The film was set to Production  status.
  4. 2018 - April: The film was set to Pre-Production  status.

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

  5. 2016 - October: The film was set to Development  status.

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

  6. 2015 - March: The film was set to Development  status.

Mulan Release Date: When was the film released?

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

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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