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Donnie Yen joins 'Mulan' reboot movie

IANS  |  Los Angeles 

has been roped in to star in Disneys live-action adaptation of "Mulan".

is directing the movie with Chris Bender, and producing it. The film's release date has been pushed back by more than a year to March 27, 2020, reports variety.com.

The English-language version of the original "Mulan" (1998) featured the voices of Ming-Na Wen, Eddie Murphy, Miguel Ferrer, and BD Wong, while voiced Chinese dubs of the movie. The animated grossed $304.3 million worldwide.

The studio's emphasis on live-action reboots follows the successes of "Maleficent", "Cinderella", "The Jungle Book", and "Beauty and the Beast". The studio is now shooting "Dumbo", directed by It features

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First Published: Thu, April 12 2018. 14:04 IST
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