Mulan is based on the Chinese legend of Hua Mulan and is a live action adaptation of Disney’s 1998 animated film of the same name. Mulan is an upcoming, live-action war action drama film directed by Niki Caro, with the screenplay by Elizabeth Martin, Lauren Hynek, Rick Jaffa and Amanda Silver, and produced by Walt Disney Pictures. while more based on the original Chinese legend. This particular Movie/film stars Liu Yifei as the eponymous character, alongside Donnie Yen, Jason Scott Lee, Yoson An, Gong Li, and Jet Li in supporting roles.
When the Emperor of China issues a decree that one man per family must serve in the Imperial Army to defend the country from Northern invaders attacking China, Hua Mulan, the eldest daughter of an honored warrior, steps in to take the place of her ailing father. She is spirited, determined and quick on her feet. Disguised as a man, Hua Jun, she is tested every step of the way and must harness her innermost strength and embrace her true potential. It is an epic journey that will transform her into an honored warrior and earn her the respect of a grateful nation…and a proud father.
Bill Kong (exec.)
Elizabeth Martin (spec script)
Lauren Hayneck (spec script)
- Liu Yifei as Hua Mulan
- Donnie Yen as Commander Tung
- Gong Li as Xian Lang, a powerful evil witch
- Jason Scott Lee as Bori Khan, a warrior leader allied with Xian Lang
- Yoson An as Chen Honghui, Mulan’s rival who becomes a love interest
- Tzi Ma as Hua Zhou, Mulan’s father
- Jet Li as The Emperor of China
- Ron Yuan as Sergeant Qiang
- Jimmy Wong as Ling
- Doua Moua as Po
- Chen Tang as Yao
- Xana Tang as Hua Xiu, Mulan’s sister
- Utkarsh Ambudkar as Skath, a con artist
- Chum Ehelepola as Ramtish, a con artist
- Rosalind Chao
- Cheng Pei-Pei
- Nelson Lee
This film was originally going to be released on November 2, 2018. But was pushed back two years from its original release date of November 2, 2018 to March 27, 2020, due to competition with The Nutcracker and the Four Realms taking its old slot.