“Loyal, brave and true. It is my duty to protect my family.”
Disney goes back into its own vaults once again to mine material and next in line is the live-action remake of one of their greatest modern animated classics, 1998’s Mulan. Despite this new version not being a musical like the animated one was, this new trailer is set to the Golden Globe-nominated song from that version, “Reflection.”
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 lands in theaters on March 27, 2020 from Disney. Here is the new trailer.