Mulan Trailer is a 2020 American action drama film directed by Niki Caro, with the screenplay by Rick Jaffa, Amanda Silver, Lauren Hynek, and Elizabeth Martin, and produced by Walt Disney Pictures. The film is based on the Chinese folklore “The Ballad of Mulan” and is a live-action adaptation of Disney’s 1998 animated film of the same name. The film stars Liu Yifei in the title role, alongside Donnie Yen, Jason Scott Lee, Yoson An, Gong Li, and Jet Li in supporting roles.

Plans for a live-action Mulan remake began in 2010, but the project never came to fruition. In March 2015, a new attempt was announced and Caro was hired to direct in February 2017. Liu was cast in the title role in November 2017, following a casting call of 1,000 actresses, and the rest of the cast joined over the following year. Filming began in August 2018 and lasted through November, taking place in New Zealand and China.

Mulan Trailer is the first live-action remake from Disney to be given a PG-13 rating by the MPAA. Originally scheduled to be released in the United States on March 27, 2020, the film was delayed to a new release date on July 24, 2020 due to the 2019–20 coronavirus pandemic.

Mulan Trailer Premise

When The Emperor of China issues a decree that one man per family must serve in the Imperial Army to defend the country from Northern invaders, Hua Mulan, the eldest daughter of an honored warrior, steps in to take the place of her ailing father. Masquerading as a man, Hua Jun, she is tested every step of the way and must harness her inner-strength and embrace her true potential. It is an epic journey that will transform her into an honored warrior by earning her the respect of a grateful nation and a proud father.

Mulan Trailer Cast

  • Liu Yifei as Hua Mulan
  • Donnie Yen as Commander Tung
  • Jason Scott Lee as Bori Khan, a warrior leader allied with Xian Lang
  • Yoson An as Chen Honghui, Mulan’s rival who becomes a love interest
  • Gong Li as Xian Lang, a powerful evil witch
  • Tzi Ma as Hua Zhou, Mulan’s father
  • Rosalind Chao as Hua Li, Mulan’s mother and Zhou’s wife.
  • Xana Tang as Hua Xiu, Mulan’s sister
  • Ron Yuan as Sergeant Qiang
  • Jimmy Wong as Ling
  • Doua Moua as Po
  • Chen Tang as Yao
  • Nelson Lee as The Chancellor
  • Utkarsh Ambudkar as Skath, a con artist
  • Chum Ehelepola as Ramtish, a con artist
  • Cheng Pei-Pei as The Matchmaker

Mulan Trailer Release

The film’s red-carpet premiere was at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood on March 9, 2020. Mulan actress Yifei Liu appeared wearing a Elie Saab gown sporting small phoenix symbols and a long train. Christina Aguilera, known for her end-credits performance of “Reflection” in the original film and “Loyal Brave True” for the new film was also in attendance, along with Ming-Na Wen, voice of Fa Mulan in the original animated classic.

Originally scheduled to premiere in the United States on March 27, 2020, the film’s worldwide release has been delayed until July 24, 2020 in response to crowd concerns related to the coronavirus outbreak. In response to the delay, director Niki Caro wrote a letter to fans, stating that she hoped the fighting spirit of Mulan would inspire everyone working to keep people safe and praising the film’s cast and crew. On May 5, 2020, Disney CEO Bob Chapek indicated that the studio remained committed to the July 24th date, stating that “Our fingers are crossed. That’s our first big movie out of the gate.

What is a Movie Trailer?

A trailer like Mulan Trailer (also known as a preview or coming attraction) is a commercial advertisement for a feature film that will be exhibited in the future at a cinema, the result of creative and technical work. The term “trailer” dates back to the distribution of movies on reels of film. The reels were always distributed un-rewound (the theater about to show the film first had to rewind it, as early experience showed the danger of expecting an incoming film to have been rewound). Therefore, the end of the movie was the most accessible part, to which previews were spliced, “trailing” the film.

Movie trailer like Mulan Trailer have now become popular on DVDs and Blu-ray discs, as well as on the Internet and mobile devices. Of some 10 billion videos watched online annually, film trailers rank third, after news and user-created video The trailer format has also been adopted as a promotional tool for television shows, video games, books, and theatrical events/concerts.

Trailers consist of a series of selected shots from the film being advertised. Since the purpose of the trailer is to attract an audience to the film, these excerpts are usually drawn from the most exciting, funny, or otherwise noteworthy parts of the film but in abbreviated form and usually without producing spoilers. For this purpose the scenes are not necessarily in the order in which they appear in the film. A trailer has to achieve that in less than 2 minutes and 30 seconds, the maximum length allowed by the MPAA. Each studio or distributor is allowed to exceed this time limit once a year, if they feel it is necessary for a particular film.

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