They may be getting down to business to defeat the Northern invaders, but they will not be breaking out into song. Unlike previous live-action remakes such as Beauty and the Beast and Aladdin , the cast of the new Mulan will not be performing songs from the beloved animated original. When director Niki Caro first mentioned in an interview in that there will not be singing in Mulan , the fans were not pleased.
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When will the movie come out?
Every Disney live-action update comes with a litany of questions. Why does that lion look like that? Wait, there are two Jon Favreaus? The arrival of the new Mulan trailer is no exception. Ahead of its release, some people were expecting the film to be a musical, like the U. Others were expecting a realistic adaptation of the original Chinese folk ballad that dates back to the sixth century. Everyone prayed it would be nothing like the leaked script from To back that theory up, neither Mushu nor any of the guardians is currently listed as a character on IMDb. So unless Disney is going to surprise us all with a last-minute casting announcement, we can kiss that dream goodbye. The Anglicized name prompted some to view the animated Mulan as Western appropriation.
Disney's been on a live-action remake kick in the last few years, including Beauty and the Beast and last year's Aladdin and The Lion King. Next on the list is the beloved story of Mulan, which debuted as an animated film in The movie became an instant classic and features some of Disney's most memorable music, though the remake's director just confirmed there won't be any musical numbers in the film. The film was supposed to premiere March 27, then was moved to July 24 and then August Disney announced its casting decision in November after an extensive search.
Mulan is a American action drama film produced by Walt Disney Pictures. It is a live-action adaptation of Disney's animated film of the same name , based on the Chinese folklore " The Ballad of Mulan ". Plans for a live-action remake began in , but the project never came to fruition. In March , a new attempt was announced and Caro was hired to direct in February Liu was cast in the title role in November , following a casting call of 1, actresses, and the rest of the cast joined over the following year. Mulan ' s Hollywood premiere was held on March 9, Originally scheduled to be a wide theatrical release , it was delayed multiple times due to the ongoing COVID pandemic. 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.