Live-action Disney ‘Mulan’ remake delayed for over a year
A die most anticipated movies of 2018 will not see the light of day for two years. Disney live action Mulan the remake has been pushed back to March 27, 2020, release date, according to Variety. It was originally scheduled for release on November 2, 2018. No reason was given for the delay.
Excitement is building for Disney’s last live-action reboot since November, when it was announced that Liu Yifei had been chosen as the title character. The 30-year-old Chinese actress, singer and model is already a star in her home country and has turned heads with her ‘princess’ style on red carpets around the world.
The remake faced some controversy at first, however, with accusations of whitewashing. Disney quickly assured the fans that the film would stay true to its origins, and with the cast of the main character, the studio seemed to be keeping their word. So far, no further casting news has been announced.
Disney has been adapting its classic animated films into live-action films for a few years now and won box office gold with the recordThe beauty and the Beast in 2017. Currently, 15 of his titles are slated for live-action remakes in the coming years, with live-action Winnie the Pooh-based Christophe robin currently scheduled for release in August 2018, and Dumbo, Aladdin, and the epic sound Lion King restart release planned for 2019.
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