The Hollywood Reporter has announced a live-action Mulan is in development. Disney has bought a script from writers Elizabeth Martin and Lauren Hynek centered around the Chinese legend of Hua Mulan, the female warrior Disney’s 1998 animated film was based on. The film will be produced by Chris Bender and J.C. Spink.
This news comes on the heels of the success of Disney’s live-action Cinderella starring Lily James, which has earned $336.2 million worldwide. Disney is also making live-action reiterations of Beauty and the Beast, The Jungle Book, Dumbo, and the sequel to Alice in Wonderland.