The remake of “Mulan” struck all the right chords to be a hit in the key Chinese market. Disney cast beloved actor Liu Yifei as Mulan and removed a dragon sidekick popular in the animated original to cater to Chinese tastes.
Cast members Ron Yuan, Yifei Liu, Jason Scott Lee and Yoson An pose with director Niki Caro, at the European premiere for the film “Mulan” in London, Britain, on March 12, 2020. (Reuters)
People stand near an advertisement promoting Disney's movie “Mulan” at a bus stop in Beijing, China September 9, 2020. (Reuters)