- Publish Date
- Monday, 8 July 2019, 9:52AM
It's been a while since Disney announced they were remaking the classic film, Mulan- and now we have our very first look...
The upcoming live-action remake of Mulan, directed by New Zealander Niki Caro, known for The Whale Rider.
The trailer depicts Mulan's story as a more dramatic war film than the animated musical from 1998.
New Zealand's majestic landscapes are on display in the teaser, which shows Mulan break away from her expected role as a wife to become a warrior who takes the place of her ailing father.
Mulan is based on the Chinese legend of Hua Mulan, which tells of a female warrior who disguised herself as a man to fight in her father's place.
The live-action remake stars Kiwi actor Yoson An as the primary love interest. An most recently starred in Fresh Eggs and will appear in the upcoming adaptation of The Luminaries.
Mulan hits theatres late 2020.
This article was first published on nzherald.co.nz and is republished here with permission.