Disney Pictures has officially announced the start of production on their live-action feature adaptation of its 1998 animated film “Mulan”. Shooting will take place on location in New Zealand and China for a March 27th 2020 release.
The epic adventure follows a fearless young woman who masquerades as a man in order to fight Northern Invaders attacking China. The eldest daughter of an honored warrior, Hua Mulan is spirited, determined and quick on her feet.
When the Emperor issues a decree that one man per family must serve in the Imperial Army, she steps in to take the place of her ailing father as Hua Jun, becoming one of China’s greatest warriors ever.
The film stars Liu Yifei as Hua Mulan alongside Donnie Yen, Jason Scott Lee, Yoson An, Utkarsh Ambudkar, Ron Yuan, Tzi Ma, Rosalind Chao, Cheng Pei-Pei, Nelson Lee, Chum Ehelepola, Gong Li and Jet Li. Niki Caro helms from a screenplay by Rick Jaffa & Amanda Silver.
Source: Disney Pictures