• 2020
  • US
  • 1h 55min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Niki Caro
  • Cast: Liu Yifei, Donnie Yen, Jason Scott Lee, Yoson An, Gong Li, Jet Li
  • UK release: 4 September 2020

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3 Sep 20204 stars

Disney's live-action take on its beloved animation is a martial arts epic made with style

'Impossible, a woman leading a man's army,' balks one character in a period adventure that delivers heavily on the feminist feels. Disney's trend for live-action or photorealist takes on its catalogue of animated classics continues with an eye-popping…

Mulan review and how to watch the new film in the UK

3 Sep 2020

Disney's live-action remake starring Liu Yifei and Jet Li premieres on Disney+ on Friday 4 September

Disney's highly-anticipated live-action remake of Mulan is finally here! The 2020 edition was originally intended to be released in March but, in light of COVID-19, Disney had to rethink its whole release strategy. As much of the world's population is…

Niki Caro wanted to 'commit to the realism of Mulan's journey'

3 Sep 2020

Film gossip

Niki Caro decided not to include Mushu in the live action remake of 'Mulan' because she wanted to "commit to the realism of Mulan's journey". The film's director chose not to feature the lovable dragon confidante in the new remake of the hit movie…

Mulan to premiere on Disney+

5 Aug 2020

Stream Disney's new release from the comfort of your home this September

Stream Disney's new release from the comfort of your home this September The 2020 retelling of the Disney animation classic Mulan is heading straight for Disney+. When is Mulan available on Disney+? Mulan was set was initially set to be released on 27…

Ming-Na Wen thinks Mulan means a lot to the trans community

21 Jun 2020

Film gossip

Ming-Na Wen thinks 'Mulan' can help "represent" the trans community. The 56-year-old star – who voiced the title role in 1998 Disney animated classic and its 2004 sequel – has opened up about the cultural impact of a character forced "to dress up as a…

Mulan remake axes Li Shang character

2 Mar 2020

Film gossip

The upcoming live-action remake of 'Mulan' will not feature Li Shang. Disney is gearing up to release a remake of the popular animated movie, but has revealed it will be axing the war general character because of the unbalanced power dynamic between the…

Christina Aguilera confirms new music for Mulan

28 Feb 2020

Film gossip

Christina Aguilera has recorded new music for 'Mulan'. The 39-year-old star – who made waves more than two decades ago with her rendition of 'Reflection' from the original 1998 movie – has been working on a new version of the classic ballad for Disney's…

Mulan's Tzi Ma says new film is 'superior' to original

2 Sep 2019

Film gossip

'Mulan' star Tzi Ma says the live action version is "superior" to the original. The 57-year-old actor will be playing the title character's father Hua Zhou in the upcoming new take on the Disney classic, and while it's set to be a very different film he…

Jason Scott Lee joins Disney's live-action Mulan remake

27 Jul 2018

Film gossip

Jason Scott Lee has been added to the cast of Disney's live-action 'Mulan' remake. The 51-year-old actor - who previously starred as Mowgli in Disney's 1994 live-action adaptation of 'The Jungle Book' - is set to play the part of Bori Khan, a villainous…

Mulan's new love interest cast for live-action remake

7 Jun 2018

Film gossip

Disney has cast a love interest for Mulan in the live-action remake of the animated fantasy. 'Crouching Tiger' actor Yoson An will take on the brand new role of Chen Honghui, according to The Hollywood Reporter. As well as being Mulan's boyfriend, he…

Jet Li to star in Disney's Mulan?

13 Apr 2018

Film gossip

Jet Li is to star in Disney's live-action 'Mulan' movie. The 54-year-old actor - who is one of China's biggest and most successful international stars - is said to be in finals talks with the studio about playing the Emperor of China in the…

Liu Yifei cast as Mulan in Disney live-action remake

30 Nov 2017

Film gossip

Liu Yifei is set to star as the titular character is Disney's live-action remake of 'Mulan'. After a yearlong worldwide search, the 30-year-old Chinese actress - who is also known as Crystal Liu - has been cast to play the lead in the new adaptation…

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