When is Mulan released on Disney+ UK ? – The Sun

THE hotly-anticipated Mulan will be dropping on Disney+ today (September 4) after being postponed thanks to the coronavirus pandemic.

The film is a remake of the 1998 cartoon and will be bypassing a cinema release and landing on the streaming service at a premium of £19.99 for subscribers in what Disney have called a “one-off” plan.

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When is Mulan out?

This classic tale is set to be re-told in a live-action remake.

It was due to be released on Disney Plus in the US and the UK on March 27, 2020, however due to the coronavirus outbreak the film has been postponed.

The new release date is TODAY (September 4).

There will be a one off payment required to watch Mulan and you need to be signed up Disney+ to the service to watch it.

In the UK it will cost you £19.99.

It’s also available in Ultra HD, HDR, and Dolby Audio.

The film will be available at no extra cost just three months after its original release, with Disney confirming it would be released to all Disney+ subscribers on 4th December 2020.

The movie runs for 2 hours and is rated a PG-13.

The film had a massive budget of $200million.

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What is Mulan about?

Fearful that her ailing father will be drafted into the Chinese military, Mulan (Ming-Na Wen) takes his spot.

She cleverly impersonates a man and goes off to train with fellow recruits.

Accompanied by her dragon, Mushu (Eddie Murphy), she uses her smarts to help ward off a Hun invasion, falling in love with a dashing captain along the way.

Who is in the cast of Mulan?

This latest Disney live-action movie brings with it a star cast, this includes:

  • Yifei Liu as Mulan
  • Donnie Yen as Commander Tung
  • Jet Li as The Emperor
  • Li Gong as Xian Lang
  • Jason Scott Lee as Bori Khan
  • Yoson An as Chen Honghui
  • Nelson Lee as The Chancellor

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What is different about Mulan the movie to the 1998 cartoon?

It has been revealed that the character Li Shang is missing from the live-action remake of Mulan, as his storyline is not "appropriate" in the #MeToo era.

The film tells of a woman who disguises herself as a man to fight in place of her father in China's imperial army.

In the 1998 animated original, based on the Chinese legend of Hua Mulan, General Li Shang developed a bond with Mulan's male warrior alter-ego Ping.

After her true identity was revealed, she and Li Shang have dinner together.

Given recent revelations in Hollywood, however, producer Jason Reed confirmed they were uncomfortable with the power dynamics in their relationship.

"I think particularly in the time of the #MeToo movement, having a commanding officer that is also the sexual love interest was very uncomfortable and we didn't think it was appropriate," Reed told Collider.

"We split Li Shang into two characters [for the remake]. One became Commander Tung, who serves as her surrogate father and mentor in the course of the movie.

"The other is Honghui who is [Mulan's] equal in the squad."

What happens in the trailer for Milan?

Disney released a trailer for the film showing Mulan being told she must be a “good wife”.

However it then quickly switches to an epic battle sequences to kick off.

Mulan simply says: “It’s my duty to fight.”

You can watch the trailer at the top of this article.

You can sign up for Disney+ here.

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