Popular Chinese actor Donnie Yong will play a key role in the live-action version of the animated movie Mulan. As the publication Deadline specifies, he will be reincarnated as the commander Tun, mentor and teacher Mulan.
Earlier it was reported that the main role went to the actress Yifei Liu, familiar to the audience in the movie "Forbidden Kingdom". Directed by Niki Caro, who has directed such movies as "The Zoo Keeper's Wife" and "The Trainer". She will become the third female director in the history of cinema, who was entrusted with a project with a production budget of over $ 100 million.
Donnie Yong has already worked with the Walt Disney studio: he starred in the first spin-off of "Star wars ". The release of the movie "Mulan" is scheduled for March 27, 2020.
The plot of "Mulan" is based on an ancient Chinese legend about a girl who pretended to be a man in order to get into the army and take the place of her deceased father. In 1998, an animated movie was presented to viewers, the world box office of which exceeded $ 300 million. The project was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Soundtrack for a Musical or Comedy Film.
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