Mulan 2020, an adaptation of the story of the Chinese legend, Hua Mulan, a legendary female warrior who became a heroic role model for the Huns in the following epochs, will be made a version of her Live Action released July 2020.
Before the live-action film version of 2020 was made, Mulan’s story first appeared in 1998 in the form of animation with the soundtrack “I’ll Make The Man Out Of You”.
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The animated version tells of the Chinese Empire which was being attacked by the Huns from the north. Then the Emperor required each family to drop one man to join the military service.
Mulan’s family did not have another man besides Mulan’s father. To replace his elderly father, Mulan ran away from home. He brought his father’s gear and armor.
Mulan dressed like a man to get into the training barracks of the Chinese imperial soldiers. There are a number of different things between the animated version of Mulan 2020 and the live-action version.
One difference is not yet the appearance of a small red dragon who became a friend Mulan adventure named Mushu. Formerly the Mushu character was voiced by comedian Eddie Murphy.
In addition, Li-Shang’s role as captain who trained warriors and love interest for Mulan was replaced by the role of Chen Honghui, a new role that did not exist in the predecessor’s animated film.
The first Mulan animated film got a score of 85 percent from Rotten Tomatoes. The sequel to the animation was released in 2003, narrating one month after the events in the film Mulan.
Li Shang and Mulan received a secret mission from the Chinese Empire while they were preparing for their wedding.
Mushu also suddenly tried to separate the two of them by attacking Li Shang, and a dispute between Mulan and Li Shang about the differences between the two.
Unfortunately, this sequel did not get much attention from the audience. On the Rotten Tomatoes website, Mulan II gets a 0% rating.
Still on the same site, reviews about Mulan 2020 II received a lot of criticism such as the declining quality of the story, the soundtrack that is not memorable, to the absence of character development that occurs from the beginning to the end of the film.
Mulan 2020 Cast
Mulan stars Liu Yifei. In addition, there are also rows of Chinese actors and actresses whose names are already familiar such as Donnie Yen, Jet Li, Gong Li, Jason Scott Lee, Yoson An, Utkarsh Ambudkar, Ron Yuan, Tzi Ma, Rosalind Chao, Cheng Pei-Pei, Nelson Lee and Chum Ehelepola.
Mulan is under the direction of director Niki Caro, with Chris Bender, Jason Reed, and Jake Weiner as producers. Barrie M. Osborne, Bill Kong and Tim Coddington acted as executive producers. Mulan is in the shade of Walt Disney Pictures’ production studio.
Mulan 2020 Cast
Mulan 2020 most likely can not be watched by all children like most Disney live-action remake films. Reporting from Variety, this is because Mulan will get a PG-13 rating or specifically for children over 13 years.
Mulan 2020 became Disney’s first live action film remake that received the rating. The rating given by the Motion Picture Association of America was due to the violent scenes in it.
Mulan 2020 Rrelease Date
Previously, most of the live-action films that were re-worked on by Disney were rated G (all ages) or PG meaningful with parental guidance.
The original Disney movie (not remake) rated PG-13 is Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales in 2017.
Reporting from IMDb, Mulan 2020 will be released domestically in US theaters on July 24, 2020.