The teaser trailer for the upcoming live-action version of Disney’s MULAN puts the drama on full force, showing us the serious side to female warrior Fa Mulan.
The first teaser trailer for Disney’s live-action version of Mulan was just released and we are excited to see more of the drama that will unfold on screen. Some of you may already have doubts about what this updated version of the movie will entale, however, the just-released trailer is still just a teaser.
The movie will star Chinese actress and singer Yifei Liu as the titular character, while other Asian actos Donnie Yen, Li Gong, Jason Scott Lee, and Jet Li take on supporting roles. Upon looking at the casting, some characters that were present in the animated version will be appearing in the live-action version, although we don’t know if they’ll have the amount of presence in upcoming version as they did in the animated one.
And as far as the guardian angel-type dragon, there’s no listing for the character as it looks like, according to the teaser, the movie will take on a more serious tone.
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. The film is directed by Niki Caro from a screenplay by Rick Jaffa & Amanda Silver and Elizabeth Martin & Lauren Hynek based on the narrative poem “The Ballad of Mulan.”
Mulan is set to open in theaters March 27, 2020.