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Sony Criticized for Hiring White Director for 'Mulan'

A live action remake of Mulan, which is based on an ancient Chinese legend, has sparked controversy after a white director was hired to oversee the project. The film is based on a folk story about a young woman who disguises herself as a man to take her elderly father’s place in the Chinese imperial army. On Monday, it was reported that Sony Pictures has hired Alex Graves, best known for directing several episodes of Game of Thrones, to helm the feature, despite previous reports suggesting that the studio was looking for an Asian director.
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