The first trailer for Mulan is right here. It’s the newest live-action Disney adaptation of a basic animated film, and stars Liu Yifei because the Chinese teenager who disguises herself as a person to struggle within the Imperial military in opposition to invaders.
The trailer is visually gorgeous and means that, not like latest Disney live-action films resembling Dumbo and Aladdin, Mulan will take a barely completely different method from the unique. It’s not a direct adaptation of the 1993 animated film, and likewise takes affect from the unique sixth Century poem “The Legend of Mulan.” The trailer begins with quiet, home scenes of Mulan and her household earlier than delivering some spectacular-looking martial arts motion as Mulan takes up her place to struggle within the Emperor’s military. Check it out beneath.
Mulan’s forged additionally contains various excessive profile Asian stars, resembling Donnie Yen, Jet Li, and Gong Li. The film is directed by New Zealand filmmaker Niki Caro, who beforehand helmed The Zookeeper’s Wife. Caro beforehand said that this model of Mulan won’t include any songs–and presumably Eddie Murphy’s speaking dragon Mushu will probably be absent too. It releases on March 27, 2020.
The subsequent live-action Disney adaptation will probably be The Lion King, which hits theaters later this month. It’s directed by Jon Favreau, who beforehand helmed the latest hit remake of The Jungle Book–check out the latest Lion King trailer. Other Disney remakes within the works embody Cruella, The Little Mermaid, and Pinnochio.