Donnie Yen To Make The Live-Action MULAN Awesome


Whale Rider director Niki Caro will helm the film, which will re-adapt Disney's 1998 animated musical.

Since debuting as Jui'er in 1987's Red Sorghum, Gong Li has gone on to star in a number of Zhang Yimou's films, including The Story of Qiu Ju, Raise the Red Lantern, Curse of the Golden Glower, and Coming Home.

Also joining the cast is Chinese-Vietnamese actress Xana Tang as Mulan's sister, an original character for the movie. Gong Li is another seasoned veteran of the Chinese filmmaking industry, and is now set to play Mulan's villain - a powerful witch.

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Three new actors have just joined the Mulan live action film.

Jet Li has flirted with success in North America and the global action scene over the years.

Yen is a big star in his native China, having headlined the popular Ip Man series which is set to return with a fourth installment.

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Gong Li will be joined by the (previously announced) Liu Yifei (The Forbidden Kingdom) in the title role of Mulan, and Jet Li (Romeo Must Die, Fearless), who, the Hollywood Reporter relates, is in final talks to play the emperor of China. Gong Li was also in Hannibal Rising, and her performance is wonderful (if you haven't seen it you need to). The New Zealand-based actress' credits include local series Filthy Rich and Australian series The Letdown and Dead Lucky.

"I haven't started yet so I can't give you any real detail". The Jungle Book and Beauty and The Beast, among others, have received this treatment and were smash hits for the Mouse House. For its 2020 remake, Disney's screenwriters are significantly resetting the story's forces of evil.

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