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Chinese Actress Crystal Liu Cast as the Lead in Disney’s ‘Mulan’

Chinese Actress Crystal Liu Cast as the Lead in Disney’s ‘Mulan’

Today, The Hollywood Reporter announced that Disney has finally found their lead star in their upcoming live-action remake of Mulan. After searching for over a year, looking at over 1,000 actresses; who could speak Mandarin and English as well as have martial arts experience. It is being reported that Chinese actress Liu Yifei (also known

Open Casting-Call For Leads In Disney’s ‘Mulan’; Will Shoot In China This Spring

We’ve been looking forward to both directorial and casting news concerning Disney’s live-action version of Mulan and we have a couple updates concerning the production. A potential open casting-call from Debra Zane Casting has been making the rounds on Twitter, revealing what Disney is looking for the roles of Mulan and Chen along with character

Disney’s Live-Action ‘Mulan’ Set For November 2018 Release Date

Disney has announced the fast-tracking release date for their live-action adaptation of Mulan for November 2nd, 2018. Walt Disney Pictures has dated its live-action “Mulan” retelling for Nov. 2, 2018. The film has been fast-tracked into production with Rick Jaffa and Amanda Silver penning the script. Jason Reed is attached to produce along with Chris Bender

The Monkey King

Diversity Aboveground: Monkey King’s Feat

Despite the increasing prevalence of imported entertainment from Hollywood, two of China’s most successful films this year were Chinese productions. Monkey King: Hero is Back aka Xi you ji zhi da sheng gui lai became China’s most successful animated release ever, beating out the previous record holder, Kung Fu Panda 2. Monster Hunt aka zhuōyāojì

Diversity Aboveground: More Action Films Starring Females!

1939 is known as one of the greatest years in motion picture history. The biggest blockbuster didn’t arrive until December 15 but it was about a young southern woman fighting to keep her family farm among war and romances. Gone with the Wind was the highest grossing film for decades and is still argued to

Marianne and Dawn

Diversity Aboveground: Strange Magic

Judging from its abysmal box office of less than thirteen million, most people didn’t see Strange Magic when it was released earlier this year. Perhaps it will have better luck on May 19th when the film will be released on physical and digital devices. Why does Strange Magic matter? First of all, the film revolves