Mulan: first image, synopsis and release date
Continuing the tradition started with Alice in Wonderland, Maleficent, Cinderella, The Jungle Book and beauty and The Beast (and that will continue, soon, with Dumbo, Lady and the tramp, Aladdin, The Lion King and Pinocchio) Disney has decided to revive one of his masterpieces, animated, Mulan, and adapted into a new live-action. Recently, was published the first official image of the protagonist, played by Lie Yifei:
This is the first synopsis of diffusion:
“Mulan is the epic adventure of a courageous young woman, who disguises herself as a man to fight the invaders of the north that will attack China. Eldest daughter of a respected warrior, Hua Mulan is awake, lively and determined, and when the Emperor issues a decree that obliges at least one man per family to serve in the imperial army, it answers the call, taking the place of her ailing father. With the name of Hua Jun, will become one of the greatest warriors of the chinese.”
The film, directed by Niki Caro, will be in the cast chinese actress Liu Yifei (Mulan), the chinese superstar Donnie Yen (captain Tung, a new character, does not exist in the animated version, and mentor of the protagonist), Jet Li (Emperor of China), Gong Li (a powerful, evil witch), and Xana Tang (sister of Mulan, another character exclusive to the live-action) and Yoson An (Chen Honghui, an ambitious military Commander Tung, who will become an ally of Mulan before evolving in its interest is sentimental). As announced, the shooting has officially begun and will take place in various locations of New Zealand, and China.
Currently, the theatrical release is set for 2020.
Mulan: first image, synopsis and release date is MangaForever.net