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Tuesday, July 09, 2019, 15:46
Disney releases Chinese trailer for upcoming film 'Mulan'
By Xinhua
Tuesday, July 09, 2019, 15:46 By Xinhua

Chinese Mulan's first look. (PHOTO / CHINADAILY.COM.CN)

BEIJING - Walt Disney Pictures has released a Chinese language trailer for its upcoming live action feature film "Mulan," an adaption of the 1998 animated movie based on the Chinese legend.

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Starring a number of Chinese actors and actresses, including Liu Yifei, Donnie Yen, Jet Li and Gong Li, the film tells of a young Chinese maiden disguising herself as a male warrior to perform military service instead of her father.

Chinese actress Liu Yifei is set to play the female lead Mulan in Disney's live-action film Mulan. (PHOTO / CHINADAILY.COM.CN)

"Mulan" will hit theaters around the globe in March 2020, according to Walt Disney Pictures, the film's production company.

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The trailer also offers an intriguing peek at Fujian tulou, rural dwellings unique to certain parts of southeast China dating back to ancient times. 

Liu Yifei plays roles in the films including The Forbidden Kingdom, Outcast and last year's The Chinese Widow. (PHOTO / CHINADAILY.COM.CN)

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