In early 2015, Disney announced plans for a live-action reboot of the 1998 animated Disney film â€śMulanâ€ť after purchasing a spec script from the writing team of Elizabeth Martin and Lauren Hynek. Since then, the anticipated adaptation has sparked concern over potential whitewashing.
On Monday, a startling anonymous article published on the blog Angry Asian Man alleged that the rebootâ€™s original script exemplified the worst fears of many Asian-American readers by inserting a white male character as Mulanâ€™s love interest and the ultimate hero of the script.
A recent blog post described some details of an early draft of Disney's Mulan script which had some whitewashing elements, including a white male lead.
Disney has just confirmed that there will be a live-action version of their hit cartoon Mulan, THR reports. The company bought the script from writers Elizabeth Martin and Lauren Hynek, who based the writings off of Hua Mulan, the s...
Best news! According to The Hollywood Reporter, Disney has purchased a script from Elizabeth Martin and Lauren Hynek (heck yeah, lady writers!) based on the legend of Hua Mulan, the inspiration behind the 1998 animated film.
There are days when you just have to hold your hands up, look up at the sky, and scream Whyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy? Some shocking news came out today about the upcoming live-action remake of Disney's Mulan. Namely that the script ...