Directed by Niki Caro.
Starring Liu Yifei, Donnie Yen, Yoson An, Gong Li, Jason Scott Lee, Tzi Ma, and Jet Li.
Join our host EJ Moreno in a discussion about 2020’s Mulan, the Disney+ exclusive set for release this week. In what he says feels like an homage to Chinese epics, there’s something about this movie that feels like tired territory for the Disney brand. EJ talks about the film’s impressive line-up of actors, changes from the original, and if it’s worth the price tag attached.
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When the Emperor of China issues a decree that one man per family must serve in the Imperial Army to defend the country from Northern invaders, Hua Mulan, the eldest daughter of an honored warrior, steps in to take the place of her ailing father. Masquerading as a man, Hua Jun, she is tested every step of the way and must harness her inner-strength and embrace her true potential. It is an epic journey that will transform her into an honored warrior and earn her the respect of a grateful nation…and a proud father. “Mulan” features a celebrated international cast that includes: Yifei Liu as Mulan; Donnie Yen as Commander Tung; Jason Scott Lee as Böri Khan; Yoson An as Cheng Honghui; with Gong Li as Xianniang and Jet Li as the Emperor. Niki Caro directs the film from a screenplay by Rick Jaffa & Amanda Silver and Elizabeth Martin & Lauren Hynek based on the narrative poem “The Ballad of Mulan.”
Mulan launches on Disney+ on September 4th.