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Gong Li, Jet Li join Disney's 'Mulan'

Press Trust of India  |  Los Angeles 

Chinese stars and are joining the cast of Disney's live-action reboot of "Mulan".

The remake of Disney's 1998 animated follows the story of Fa Mulan, the daughter of an ageing warrior, She impersonates as a man to replace her father during a general conscription during the Han Dynasty.

Chinese will play the title character in the project, Variety reported.

Li, 54, known for films such as "The Expendables" series and "The Forbidden Kingdom" is in final talks to portray the of

Gong Li, 52, will play a powerful witch in the

Earlier, joined the cast of the film, which will be directed by

The "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" will be playing Mulan's mentor, mentor in the

Hong Kong movie mogul will serve as

The new "Mulan" features a script originally penned by and Lauren Hynek, and rewritten by and

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First Published: Fri, April 13 2018. 19:40 IST