Disney’s Mulan gets live-action treatment

Disney’s Mulan is set to return to the silver screen in the form of a new live-action remake.

The studio is launching a global casting search for a Chinese actress to play the role of Mulan in the upcoming film, which is being fast tracked to hit cinemas November 2nd, 2018.

Rick Jaffa and Amanda Silver have also been brought on to rewrite a script for the live movie.

No director has been announced for the movie yet, however Jason Reed is set to produce it, alongside Chris Bender and Jake Weiner.

The news of the live-action film follows other successful Disney remakes, including the likes of Maleficent, Cinderella and The Jungle Book, with other live titles such as Beauty and the Beast and The Lion King set to join the line-up in the future.

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