First Look Photo Revealed!

Joann Johnston
August 14, 2018

Take the first look at your new Mulan. She is huge in China, and has also featured in a number of Hollywood films including The Forbidden Kingdom and Outcast. "It will be extremely muscular and thrilling and entertaining and moving", the film's director, Niki Caro, who helmed last year's "The Zookeeper's Wife", told MovieFone about her vision for the film.

Chinese actress Liu - who serves as an ambassador for Dior and unsurprisingly, haircare brands Garnier and Pantene - features in the titular role of a woman who disguises herself as a male warrior in order to save her father.

Disney recently wrapped shooting another animated-to-live-action pic, the sequel to Maleficent starring Angelina Jolie.

Liu Yifei as Mulan, photo via Stephen Tilley/Disney Enterprises, Inc.

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The new movie won't hit US theaters until March 27, 2020, but fans already have some information regarding the plot. It tells the story of Mulan, the eldest daughter of an honored warrior who is spirited, determined and quick on her feet.

Rounding out the cast is Liu Yifei as Hua Mulan, Donnie Yen, Jason Scott Lee, Yoson An, Utkarsh Ambudkar, Ron Yuan, Tzi Ma, Rosalind Chao, Cheng Pei-Pei, Nelson Lee, Chum Ehelepola, Gong Li, and Jet Li.

The live-action Mulan will be released on March 27, 2020.

The live-action remake received some criticism from fans after Disney changed the original story, did not include any original songs, and excluding bisexual icon General Li Shang from the adaptation.

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