Because Hollywood has a not-so-great track record with Asian representation, and Mulan is such a treasured exception to the rule, fans of the film have urged Disney not to cast a white male lead in its upcoming live-action remake. This comes after an essay from someone who claims to have had access to the Mulan spec script initially purchased by Disney said that the first draft features a "30-something European trader" who helps defend China after falling for Mulan.
Disney has been on a roll with their live action movies as of late. Their most recent, The Jungle Book, was absolute fire and brought about box office success. Now they’re turning their eye to Mulan, the story
Disney has apparently promised that the live action Mulan remake would actually feature an all-Asian cast.
We can't wait to see how they mansplain themselves out of this one… Disney has found huge success with live action remakes, thanks to Maleficent, Cinderella, and The Jungle Book, so it's no surprise they're already doing too much wi...
Disney shoots down rumors that a white male will be the lead character of their live action Mulan remake, which will feature all Asian roles.