In 1998, an animated Disney feature film adapted the Chinese legend of Hua Mulan for the silver screen. This year, Disney will breathe new life into the classic story with the live-action remake Mulan.
While the 1998 classic will serve as the foundation of the movie, it's going to shed some of its more goofy elements. Don't expect a jive-talking dragon sidekick. Instead, the movie will tap into the original Chinese legend to make an action-drama for the ages.
Here's everything you need to know to stream Mulan 2020.
What is Mulan 2020?
A live-action Mulan remake has been in the works since 2010. The project went dormant until 2015, when Disney revamped the production. In 2020, it was announced that Mushu was removed from the story, as it would take more inspiration from the original Chinese ballad based on the legend of Hua Mulan. The premier was held on March 9, 2020, but the theatrical wide-release was delayed because of Covid-19. It will now be released in the US exclusively on Disney+. There's a cost to watch it now, but f you can wait until December, it will be free to watch there too.
- Premiers: September 4, 2020
- Channel: Disney+
- Genre: Action/Drama
- Starring: Liu Yifei as Mulan, Donnie Yen as Commander Tung, Jason Scott Lee as Bori Khan, Yoson An as Chen Honghui, Gong Li as Xian Lang, Jet Li as The Emperor of China, Tzi Ma as Hua Zhou, Rosalind Chao as Hua Li, Xana Tang as Hua Xiu, Ron Yuan as Sergeant Qiang, Jimmy Wong as Ling, Doua Moua as Chien-Po, Chen Tang as Yao, Nelson Lee as The Chancellor
Mulan 2020 Reviews
What the critics are saying:
"Its origins date back centuries, and its animated predecessor is beloved within the '90s Disney canon, but the latest version of Mulan couldn't be more relevant, vital, and alive." - RogerEbert.com
"Mulan” is a spirit lifter, and though it doesn’t arrive as planned, it could not arrive at a better time." - SF Chronicle
"The international cast is nothing short of great, led by Yifei Liu's movie star turn as a boundaries-shattering, stereotype-defying hero-warrior for her time and for ours." - Chicago Sun-Times
How to stream Mulan 2020
Disney+ offers one of the most beloved libraries of streaming content online. Namely, 500 Walt Disney Studios movies and 7,000 episodes of Walt Disney Television. It also includes selections from Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, and National Geographic, all being members of the Disney family. There are also 30 seasons of The Simpsons. Plus, like any streaming service worth its salt, there are exclusive original productions including Lady and the Tramp, Wandvision, Monsters at Work, and The Mandalorian. One subscription works on up to four devices, and you can even download content directly to your device to watch anytime. Plus, it's the only place to stream Mulan 2020, but it will cost an additional $29.99 on top of your subscription fee.
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