New ‘Mulan’ Trailer Reveals Jet Li, 2 New Villains
Disney released the first official trailer for the upcoming live-action adaptation of the Oscar-nominated 1998 classic “Mulan” on Thursday.
The film, directed by Niki Caro, stars Liu Yifei (also known as Crystal Liu) in the titular role of Hua Mulan, the badass warrior who took her father’s place in the army.
Other cast members include Donnie Yen as Mulan’s mentor, Commander Tung; Yoson An as soldier Chen Honghui and potential love interest; Tzi Ma as Mulan’s aging father; Rosalind Chao as her mother; and Jet Li as the emperor of China.
The movie also introduces a number of new characters who were not featured in the 1998 version, including Gong Li as a shapeshifting witch named Xian Lang, who works alongside another villain named Bori Khan played by Jason Scott Lee.
This adaptation also added a new member to the family, Mulan’s sister named Hua Xiu, played by Xana Tang.
Check out the official poster for “Mulan,” which lands in theaters on March 27, 2020.