By Weslie Swift
PHOENIX – Disney has found their Mulan.
This week, Disney unveiled the first image of Liu Yifei as Mulan to mark the first day of production on the live-action film. They interviewed nearly 1,000 actresses before choosing Liu.
Production has begun on Disney’s live-action #Mulan!
The film will open in U.S. theaters on March 27, 2020. pic.twitter.com/g8CiYoLHjZ
— Walt Disney Studios (@DisneyStudios) August 13, 2018
She will star in the new live-action movie based on the animated story of a young woman who disguises herself as a man in order to stop her father from joining the military.
The movie will hit theaters on March 27, 2020.