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Published On: Fri, May 4th, 2018

Disney’s live action ‘Mulan’ getting a $290 million budget, will be ‘massive’ ‘unprecedented scale’

Disney may be flying high after the incredible success of Avengers: Infinity War, because news has landed the their upcoming live-action Mulan project is getting a massive, even shocking, $290 million budget.

Pursue News reports that Disney’s “production in New Zealand this August seems to be going according to the plan” funding to $290 million “to accommodate the size and quality of the film’s production design, with the sets being described as ‘massive’ and on ‘an unprecedented scale'” 

That added that “The crew working on the construction of the set is the same crew that worked on Marvel Studios’ Thor: Ragnarok for building the Asgard sets.”

The Zookeeper’s Wife director Niki Caro will helm the project, penned by Dawn of the Planet of the Apes scribes Rick Jaffa and Amanda Silver and starring Liu Yifei (also known as Crystal Liu) as the titular character.

Mulan already as a great supporting cast which includes Donnie Yen, Jet Li and Gong Li. The character Li Shang has replaced with a new character named Chen Honghui, not part of the original 1998 film.

Mulan is being produced by Chris Bender, Jason Reed and Jake Weiner.

The 1998 animated version, voice-starring Ming-Na Wen (Agents of SHIELD) alongside Eddie Murphy and B.D. Wong, earning $304.3 million worldwide as well as Golden Globe and Academy Award nominations.

The live-action Mulan film will arrive in theaters on March 27, 2020

 

 

 

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