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    Mulan (2020)

    I saw a p0rn version of Mulan not too long ago.
    Psalms 144:1
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    He trains my hands for war, my fingers for battle !

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    really?

    As in hentai or live action? What year was that?
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    Quote Originally Posted by GeneChing View Post
    As in hentai or live action? What year was that?
    Live,,,geez...I don't know the year, LOL !
    It was one of those parody p0rn clips.
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    Turns out there's an Asian porn star that goes by the name Mulan

    There's a lot of Mulan hentai-like stuff, as with all the Disney princesses. Search that for yourself.
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    Mulan - Live-Action Disney project

    Disney Developing Live-Action 'Mulan' (Exclusive)


    Disney's 1998 film 'Mulan'
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    by Rebecca Ford 3/30/2015 12:46pm PDT

    On the heels of the magical success of Disney's live-action Cinderella, the studio is eyeing another live-action retelling: Mulan.

    Disney bought a script by writing team Elizabeth Martin and Lauren Hynek that centers on the Chinese legend of Hua Mulan, the female warrior who was the main character in Disney's 1998 animated film.

    Chris Bender and J.C. Spink (We're the Millers) are producing the new project vie their banner Benderspink with Jake Weiner.

    The 1998 film, directed by Tony Bancroft and Barry Cook, followed a young woman who disguises herself as a man so she can take her father's place in the army and go to war. With the help of her trusty dragon sidekick Mushu, she becomes a skilled warrior and, eventually, one of the country's greatest heroines. It earned $304.3 million worldwide, earned Golden Globe and Academy Award nominations and resulted in a 2005 direct-to-DVD sequel, Mulan II.

    Disney has been on a roll with its live-action versions of its classic animated films. Cinderella, starring Lily James, has earned $336.2 million worldwide to date since hitting theaters three weeks ago. In 2010, the reimagined Alice in Wonderland grossed a staggering $1.02 billion and when Maleficent, starring Angelina Jolie as the iconic villainess, opened in May 2014, it went on to earn a stunning $758.4 million worldwide.

    Disney is also making a live-action retelling of Beauty and the Beast, starring Emma Watson and Dan Stevens. Audra McDonald just joined the cast of the project, which will be directed by Bill Condon. It hits theaters on March 17, 2017. And in 2016 Disney will release a new version of The Jungle Book and the sequel to Alice in Wonderland. Finally, a live-action version of Dumbo, which will be helmed by Tim Burton, is also in the works.

    Writing team Martin and Hynek met in high school and, among other projects, have written for the Know Theatre of Cincinnati and rewrote a script for Amazon Studios. They're repped by Amy Wagner at the Abrams Artists and Mike De Trana at Anvil Entertainment.
    For the record, here's our past Mulan coverage:
    I couldn't find a thread on the original Disney animated version but that was 1998. We did run a cover story on Mimi Chan, who was mo-capped for that film, in our June 2000 issue.
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    oh. Then there's this...

    It would be a major gaff for Disney to whitewash this one. I suspect that they won't. Which begs the question - who could play Mulan? Would they go for Brenda Song?

    Petition grows over Mulan cast
    Updated: 2015-04-15 11:04
    By LIA ZHU in San Francisco(China Daily USA)


    Mulan, a 1998 Disney animated film that will be made into a live-action movie, is the subject of a petition. Provided to China Daily.

    An online petition calling on The Walt Disney Co not to have a white actress play the role of Mulan in a live-action remake of the 1998 animated film Mulan had gathered more than 42,000 signatures by Tuesday afternoon.
    After Disney announced it was developing a live-action version of Mulan two weeks ago, Natalie Molnar, an activist in Michigan, launched a petition at Care2.com, a social networking website, demanding the filmmaker cast an Asian actress to play the title character.
    Hua Mulan, a legendary female warrior from ancient China, was originally portrayed in a poem, Ballad of Mulan, in which she takes her aged father's place in the army by disguising herself as a man and fights for 12 years before she retires and return home.
    In the petition titled "Tell Disney You Don't Want a Whitewashed Mulan", Molnar, a librarian at the Rochester Hills Public Library in Michigan, said, "Whitewashing, the practice of casting white Caucasian actors and actresses in roles originally meant to be characters of color, is all too common in Hollywood."
    She used the examples of The Last Airbender, Pan and the upcoming Ghost in the Shell adaptation, which is based on a Japanese cartoon but stars American actress Scarlett Johansson.
    "Mulan was based on a Chinese legend. … The character, story, and fans deserve the best retelling of the story Disney can produce," said Molnar. "This disturbing trend of whitewashing in big-budget movies can't get a chance to take root in Mulan as well.
    "Even if the story is set in a time or place in which whites should be overwhelmingly in the minority, even if the characters are based on historical characters who we know for a fact weren't white, chances are they'll be played by someone who is - effectively implying to POC audiences that they can't be the heroes even in their own stories," Molnar told China Daily by e-mail.
    "In children's entertainment in particular, whitewashing has lasting negative effects. Take it from a children's librarian, kids are much more perceptive than many people give them credit for. Every experience is a learning experience for a child, and every day the way they see the world changes just a little bit. But if they rarely see themselves represented in the stories they love, what kind of a world is that?"
    A request for comment made to Disney was not answered by press time.
    Michelle Cen, a mother of a 3-year-old in the San Francisco Bay Area, opposed Mulan being played a Caucasian, saying it would disrespect Chinese history.
    "The story originates from an ancient Chinese legend," Cen said. Mulan is a Chinese heroine. She cannot be a white girl," she said, adding that she would not take her child to watch the film if it ended up with a white Mulan.
    Another mother, Zhang Miao, said she was happy to learn that so many people have given support to the petition. However, she was not optimistic that the petition would have any influence on Disney.
    "After all, it's the profit that the filmmaker is concerned about," she said.
    A Mulan fan from Ohio, Megan Brandewie, baked the petition and said in her comment, "Mulan was one of my favorite Disney movies growing up, and I want her story recreated in its truest form. There is not enough representation in media for non-whites, and to tell this story with anyone but a Chinese woman cast as the lead is not only a disservice to Disney but a disservice to young Asian girls everywhere.
    "The movie is based on a Chinese story and takes place in China," said another fan, Matthew Gnepper from Wisconsin. "Please don't cast it with white actors."
    "Casting a white Mulan is no different than casting a white Tiana for the Frog Princess. It takes away more than adds," he said.
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    Wait....what?!?!

    I luv ScarJo but this just does NOT work for me. Ghost in the Shell isn't enough for her? This has got to be some weird fallout from Lost in Translation, right?

    Live Action Mulan Movie Starring Scarlett Johansson Confirmed For 2016
    POSTED BY: LEWAGASTIR AUGUST 30, 2015



    China’s saviour is back – and this time, she’s a little more real

    Disney’s animated blockbuster “Mulan” took theatre goers by storm in 1998 with its bold depiction of bravery, strong female characters and…dragons (who could forget that dragon?) Now, almost 18 years later, Disney is announcing a remake of the movie in the live action format. It was at a press conference at Disney’s Studios this morning that the company announced the production of a live action Mulan movie slated for a summer 2016 release. This is what Disney officials had to say:

    “We are excited to announce a new Mulan movie for a new generation that will premier in theatres in June 2016. This movie has been in the works for almost 10 years but we’re finally at the point where we feel we can really release our work to the public without feeling like we’re snubbing them of the ultimate experience. The cast and crew are very excited for the new Mulan and hope that it will be well received by the audiences who loved the original film. See you in June!”

    Scarlett Johansson will play Mulan in the upcoming movie, a casting choice that may raise some eyebrows as Mulan is supposed to be an ethnically Chinese woman. Disney explained the casting choice:

    “We are aware that casting Scarlett may not agree with everyone’s opinion on what Mulan should be, but we find that we’re going to appeal to a much wider audience with Scarlett and create a much more financially viable production than in a scenario where we had hired some Chinese actress.”

    Scarlett Johansson herself has commented on the upcoming role:

    “I am extremely happy to be a part of such a monumental and historically rich production. In playing Mulan, I’ve really felt like I was there in the China, fighting the huns, I really felt at home and I’m looking forward to sharing the experience on the screen.”

    The movie is slated for a release on the 4th of June 2016, but if you can’t wait to buzz about it until then, tweet under #ScarlettAsMulan
    Note that this could be a hoax. I have yet to find this official announcement from Disney, just a lot of articles quoting this one from the www.theportlygazelle.com
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    I think ScarJo was just a rumor/hoax...

    ...but that was an amusing one for sure.

    For the record, ScarJo would be awesome in Charlie's Angels.

    Doug Belgrad Launches 2.0, Will Co-Fi ‘Bad Boys’ & ‘Zombieland’ Sequels, ‘Charlie’s Angels’
    by Mike Fleming Jr
    September 8, 2016 1:47pm



    EXCLUSIVE: Three months after ending a 25-year run as a Sony Pictures film exec — the last three as Motion Picture Group president after 10 as Columbia Pictures president — Doug Belgrad has christened his new production shingle 2.0 Entertainment. He has hired Open Road exec Sophie Cassidy to be SVP Production, joining at the end of September. It will take until year’s end for him to tie down his outside financing and a while longer to assert himself as a buyer. But Belgrad will get his venture going by becoming a minority co-financier on Sony projects Peter Rabbit, Bad Boys 3, Zombieland 2, Mulan, Charlies Angels, and Mallory. The latter is a Doug Liman-directed drama about British mountaineer George Mallory and his attempts to summit Mount Everest. He has also gotten started in television with four active projects including a sitcom with Jake Kasdan.


    2.0 Entertainment

    Belgrad’s shingle will generate films and TV projects as producer and co-financier, and it will be headquartered on the Sony lot with a first-look feature deal there. He’ll co-finance between 10%-33% of the pre-existing Sony films, but will go 50/50 on packages he brings to the studio. If Sony doesn’t bite, Belgrad can partner with other studios or finance independently and distribute through Sony. The goal is to leverage Belgrad’s skills and relationships to entice talent to play in the mid-size-budget sandbox. Belgrad was certainly part of his share of big films at Sony, but those won’t be the focus of 2.0. He cited projects he helped shepherd, from 21 to The Social Network, American Hustle, Captain Phillips, Zero Dark Thirty, Karate Kid, Equalizer, Hitch and This Is The End as the kind he’d like to focus on.

    “These were dramas and comedies for sophisticated audiences that gave us the chance to work with high-quality filmmakers, and they made money,” Belgrad said. “There is great gratification in those films, and you can have more autonomy and independence creatively because the fate of the studio doesn’t hang in the balance. They were economically attractive then and they are becoming more so. Don’t get me wrong. Tentpoles are important; every studio needs those billion-dollar-grossing movie. I had a breather where I got to think about what I want to be and who I want to be in business with, and I have a good sense of that now and that is what I want to roll into 2.0.”

    When Belgrad exited, Sony chief Tom Rothman told Deadline he intended for Belgrad to become a key supplier and was incentivized to get him started. Sony has helped get 2.0 off the ground by bringing Belgrad in as financier and in some cases producer on key films on the studio slate, most of which Belgrad helped initiate while president.

    “Peter Rabbit is the movie Will Gluck will direct, with Animal Logic deep into character development and animatics in Australia, and the live-action shoot starting early next year,” Belgrad said. “Zombieland was one that Matt Tolmach supervised, but producer Gavin Polone, Ruben Fleischer and I have tried to figure out a sequel for the last four years, one that pleases Jesse Eisenberg, Emma Stone, Woody Harrelson and Abigail Breslin. Wernick & Reese, who did the original before they did Deadpool, came back and polished a script that Dave Callaham wrote and Mike White and Oren Uziel did passes on. It’s very encouraging.” Belgrad won’t produce this, just co-finance.

    Bad Boys 3 brings him back to a franchise from his formative years at the studio. “I was fortunate to be the creative exec on the first one early in my career, with Simpson and Bruckheimer and a movie that really broke Martin Lawrence and Will Smith as big feature stars,” Belgrad said. The film, to be directed by Joe Carnahan, is on track to begin production after Smith completes the David Ayer-directed Bright for Netflix. “The script reinvigorates in a smart way a quintessential action comedy franchise,” Belgrad said.

    It’s unclear if he’ll be a producer on that one but he will join Elizabeth Banks, Max Handelman and Elizabeth Cantillon as producer on Charlie’s Angels, the reboot which Banks will direct. He’ll also be a producer on Mulan, a live-action film that Jason Keller is writing, based on the Chinese myth of the female warrior who disguises herself as a man. “The plan is to shoot predominantly or exclusively in China with a Chinese partner and a mostly Chinese cast,” Belgrad said. “It’s a Hollywood movie made for the world, but which we think will have immense appeal in China.”

    He will join Jennifer Klein and Liman’s Hypnotic partner Dave Bartis in producing Mallory, a Sheldon Turner-scripted adaption of the Jeffrey Archer book Paths Of Glory.

    Shepherding the projects will be Cassidy, who was a development exec at Summit and worked on acquisitions like The Hurt Locker and Fair Game, and homegrown projects like The Perks Of Being A Wallflower, before she was brought into Open Road by Tom Ortenberg. At Open Road she has been SVP Production and Acquisitions, overseeing films including Mother’s Day, Nightcrawler, Dope and Spotlight as well as Oliver Stone’s Snowden, which plays the Toronto Film Festival.

    “I met Sophie when she was Scott Greenberg’s assistant and was impressed by her taste and sensibilities,” Belgrad said. “She will help spearhead our activity in television, as well.”
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    Fast-tracked

    Global casting call, eh? Hmm, who might make a good Mulan?

    Mulan is a solid play for Disney.

    Disney's Live-Action 'Mulan' Gets Winter 2018 Release Date
    11:16 AM PDT 10/4/2016 by Pamela McClintock


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    The studio is launching a global casting search for a Chinese actress to play the legendary female heroine.
    Disney's live-action retelling of the classic musical animated hit Mulan is a go.

    The movie, which is being fast-tracked, will hit theaters Nov. 2, 2018, and be released in 3D, the studio announced Tuesday.

    Disney is launching a global casting search for a Chinese actress to play Mulan. Hard to beat Zhao Wei, IMO, even though her version was weak. What can I say? Zhao Wei hypnotized me long ago.

    The news that the studio is turning its 1998 animated hit into a live-action title comes after such successes as Maleficent, The Jungle Book and Cinderella, among other titles. And Disney is currently gearing up for the release of the live-action Beauty and the Beast, which opens March 17 and is expected to be one of the top-grossing titles of 2017.

    The studio also announced that Rick Jaffa and Amanda Silver (Jurassic World) were brought aboard to rewrite a spec script for Mulan that Disney bought in 2015. Jaffa and Silver also are working on the Avatar sequel.

    The Disney team saw the spec, by Lauren Hynek and Elizabeth Martin, as a jumping-off point for a more nuanced and elaborate adaptation, combining the legendary Chinese ballad and the 1998 animated film.

    A director for Mulan has yet to be announced. Jason Reed is attached to produce along with Chris Bender and Jake Weiner.

    Like the 1998 animated film, Mulan is based on the Chinese legend of Hua Mulan, the daughter of an aged warrior who disguises herself as a man in order to take her father's place in the army and go to war. Aided by her trusted dragon, Mushu, she becomes a skilled warrior and one of the country's greatest heroines.
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    white male lead?

    #MakeMulanRight

    10.10.2016

    AN OPEN LETTER TO THE CREATORS OF DISNEY'S LIVE-ACTION FEATURE FILM 'THE LEGEND OF MULAN'
    Guest Post by ConcernedForMulan



    A white merchant's business brings him to the heart of a legendary Asian conflict -- he unwittingly helps save the day while winning the heart of the Asian female. Am I describing the plotline of the Netflix series Marco Polo? No. I'm describing the spec script that Disney bought for its live-action feature film, The Legend of Mulan, which is projected for release in 2018.

    As an Asian American person in the industry, I am furious after reading this script. I am writing this letter anonymously so all the fans anticipating this remake will know how problematic it is in its current form. We must urge the creators of Disney's live-action Mulan to reconsider the story before the film goes into production.

    The 1998 Disney animated classic focused on Mulan's transition from being a young girl failing to fit the mold of a perfect daughter and wife to a heroine whose brave acts ultimately save ancient China. Her determination allows her to rise above the gender expectations of her culture and become the one who brings "honor to us all." Hers is essentially an Asian American tale because it fused Asian characters and culture with a coming-of-age hero's journey that resonated with American audiences.

    So why does the script for the live-action remake feature a white male lead?



    The man is a 30-something European trader who initially cares only for the pleasure of women and money. The only reason why he and his entourage decide to help the Chinese Imperial Army is because he sets eyes on Mulan. That's right. Our white savior has come to the aid of Ancient China due to a classic case of Yellow Fever. In this script written by Lauren Hynek and Elizabeth Martin, more than half of its pages are dedicated to this merchant who develops a mutual attraction with Mulan and fights to protect her in the ensuing battles. To top it all off, this man gets the honor of defeating the primary enemy of China, not Mulan. Way to steal a girl's thunder.

    I am deeply disturbed that a remake of the beloved Disney classic rejects the cultural consciousness of its predecessor by featuring a white male lead, once again perpetuating the myth that cultural stories are not worth telling without a western lens or star. Instead of seizing the opportunity to highlight a tenacious, complex female warrior, this remake diminishes her agency. But what I find equally troubling is the fact that Disney plans to cast a 16-17 year old established Chinese actress as Mulan, and will not be casting an Asian American.

    Let's set aside the clear pedophilic implications that arise when you cast a teenage girl alongside a 30-something romantic interest. That one is self-explanatory. I want to address the missed opportunity of tapping into the Asian-American actor populace who grew up watching the animated Mulan, eyes glittering to see themselves finally featured on-screen. The fact that Mulan resonated so strongly with American audiences with its all-Asian character lineup and Asian American voice actors is a testament to what this live-action film could accomplish if it would simply trust the successful 1998 form. Even though this spec script references the original "Ballad of Mulan," its cultural landscape becomes a mere backdrop to its tired Blockbuster-style romantic and fantastical storyline -- as such, Mulan's resonance as an Asian-American retelling is lost.

    Let's be real. Casting a Chinese actress as Mulan is a ploy to appeal to a Chinese market, which honestly will not be as enthusiastic as our American audience to see our retelling of a tale they know best. The animated film made $120 million in the U.S. and Canada combined, and completely flopped in Chinese markets because her character was so different from what the Chinese recognized. If this live-action film tries to cater to both the Chinese and American markets without understanding the cultural implications of its creative choices, this film will fall short of both. If the film splits focus from Mulan to a white male lead and is more interested in targeting a Chinese market with its casting, it will estrange its immensely devoted American audience.



    The Mulan we know and love from 1998 is the main reason for the huge anticipation for this film. We expect it to be a thoroughly respectful homage to that Mulan. That Mulan had intricacy and depth as she struggled between honoring her father and finding her place in the world. And most certain of all, that Mulan did not need a white man to help fight her battles and give her a kiss at the end.

    If this is the rendition of Mulan that is released, Disney will face an avalanche of backlash. This remake 20 years in the making would ethically set us back 40 years. But there is still time during this pre-production phase to really rethink the way we want to represent Asians and Asian culture in our media. There is time to hear the American fans of this story explain why Mulan of 1998 resonated with them so strongly. We can encourage the script's new writers, Rick Jaffa and Amanda Silver of Jurassic World, to take these factors into account. I cannot emphasize enough how important it is, from both a producing and ethical standpoint, to do justice to this time-honored character.

    Mulan is the heroine that we want. Not some white dude. Please do not disappoint us, Disney.

    #MakeMulanRight
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    Nix that

    Well, that's a relief. I've been hoping for a black male romantic interest for Mulan.

    DISNEY REBOOT
    Don't Worry: Mulan Will Not Feature a White Male Lead
    A source close to the project denied the rumor that swept the Internet Monday.
    by YOHANA DESTAOCTOBER 10, 2016 6:40 PM


    A scene from Mulan.
    From Marka/Alamy.

    Disney recently began its search for a leading lady to star in its upcoming live-action version of Mulan—an actress that, the studio clarified, will definitely be Chinese. That declaration eased concerns that the film might end up whitewashing a story based in Chinese legend, like several films that have come before it. Much of that goodwill dissipated, though, on Monday, when rumors flew that the film will feature a white male lead. Now a source close to the project has confirmed to Vanity Fair that the lead love interest in the film will be a Chinese character after all.

    On Monday, someone who said they had read a Mulan spec script posted an anonymous open letter to the site Angry Asian Man. The post claimed that the script featured a white savior type, a “30-something European trader” who falls in love with a teenage Mulan. Actor Joel De La Fuente tweeted in support of the article, sharing that he also read the spec script. “I can back you up on what you’re saying. I confirm everything you said about that draft.”
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    That said, I KNOW there are other people in the industry who have seen this script and can back me up on this. #MakeMulanRight
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    A source, however, tells V.F. that the spec script will not serve as the official script for the adaptation. “The spec script was a jumping-off point for a new take on the story that draws from both the literary ballad of Mulan and Disney’s 1998 animated film," the source said. "Mulan is and will always be the lead character in the story, and all primary roles, including the love interest, are Chinese.”

    The statement seems to confirm that the spec script might have included a white male lead, which would have been disappointing had it come to fruition. However, fans should be glad to know that when the live-action movie itself eventually hits theaters, Mulan's story will stay true to the character's roots.
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    Alex Graves directing

    ‘Game Of Thrones’ Alex Graves To Helm Sony’s ‘Mulan’
    by Mike Fleming Jr
    October 17, 2016 1:03pm


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    EXCLUSIVE: Sony Pictures has set Alex Graves to direct Mulan, its live-action adaptation of the Chinese legend based on Hua Mulan, the young female warrior who takes her ailing father’s place in the Chinese Imperial Army.

    Related'Mulan' Gets 3D, Live Action Treatment From Disney For 2018
    There are two live-action versions of Mulan, but this one is being designed for the international marketplace so it pace won’t necessarily be determined by progress on the Disney film — this pic is a Chinese co-production, there will be a Chinese lead, and the film will be done through Sony Pictures International Productions. The Sony film is scripted by Jason Keller and produced by Doug Belgrad, whose 2.0 Entertainment will be a co-financier and producer of the film.

    Graves has been directing some of the hottest TV series episodes from Game Of Thrones to Homeland, Bloodline and Shameless. WME reps him.
    I'm already reading some complaints that this should not have been a white director, that it should have been a Chinese director. I wonder if these critics ever bothered to see the ALL CHINESE Mulan that came out back in 2009.
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    NOT Hentai

    Although this does faintly remind me of that Playboy artist Patrick Nagel.

    Mulan, Disney's Often-Forgotten Princess, Gets an Absolutely Perfect Tribute
    Germain Lussier
    Thursday 4:00pm Filed to: THIS IS AWESOME



    So often Mulan gets forgotten. The 1998 Disney film came out a little between the company’s golden eras. Because of that, we don’t see as many t-shirts, dolls, or posters of Mulan like you do for Ariel or Belle. But Disney is about to release a tribute that almost makes up for that. Almost.

    Yes, the company is prepping a live-action remake, a fitting tribute indeed, but that’s years away. This tribute is out Friday, and it’s in the form of a striking new poster from Cyclops Print Works. The poster by artist Craig Drake is a 24 x 36 inch, 23-color screenprint, in two editions. Drake’s style combined with the colors and details create a simply gorgeous image, one that captures the power and beauty of the character in an absolutely perfect way.




    The top version is an edition of 95. And the bottom is an edition of 50. They cost $100 and $110 respectively. So it’s a relatively expensive, very small run to be sure, but anyone who gets one will have just about the best Mulan poster ever.

    The posters go on sale at noon PST on Friday January 27 to celebrate the Lunar New Year at Cyclops Print Works.

    As for that live-action movie, no real news has cropped up since last October when it was announced the film would be released November 2, 2018. But you’d expect at least a director to be announced soon. It’s going to be written by Lauren Hynek and Elizabeth Martin as “a more nuanced and elaborate adaptation” of material “combining the legendary ballad and the 1998 animated film.”
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    Eunice Kang

    I stumbled over a queue of potential Mulans. I will post some.

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    Meet the Canadian Actress Who Could Be Disney’s Next Mulan
    By Carl Samson Posted on January 23, 2017



    A new name has been added to the growing list of actresses who might snag the lead role in Disney’s live-action remake of “Mulan”.

    Cpoplove received a tip from insider casting sources this week which claimed that the company is looking at Eunice Kang to play the highly-coveted character.



    Kang is a Canadian independent film actress of Korean descent who appeared in FOX’s “Lucifer”. She’s skilled in muay thai and taekwondo, so it’s not surprising to hear she’s being considered.

    In addition to her martial arts prowess, Kang also speaks multiple languages, including Korean, Japanese and Mandarin.

    Whether Kang becomes the legendary female heroine is yet to be seen. Last week, following strong speculations that 22-year-old Australian actress Natasha Liu Bordizzo bagged the role, Disney announced that they’re “still in the casting process.”



    Nevertheless, it’s safe to expect that Mulan and her love interest will be Asian, or Disney will face the wrath of a fandom since 1998.

    Other actresses rumored to play Mulan include Fan Bingbing, Katie Leung, Jamie Chung, Zhang Ziyi and Ting-ting Hu.
    Gene Ching
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    Meet the Aussie Woman Who Could Be Disney’s Mulan
    By Carl Samson Posted on January 18, 2017



    With Disney’s live-action retelling of the 1998 animated film bound to hit theaters next year, fans are eagerly pitting names for the coveted lead role.

    For some, “Mulan” might be Natasha Liu Bordizzo, a 22-year-old Australian actress who first appeared in last year’s “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny.”


    Ah yes, we remember Natasha from CTHD2. She was one of the only good elements in that.
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