Primarily based on what we’ve seen from the footage thus far, Mulan appears to be a unique beast totally from nearly all of Disney’s live-action remakes of their traditional animated motion pictures. Not solely is it the primary one to roll off the manufacturing line that’s been given a PG-13 ranking because of the intense battle scenes, however it additionally doesn’t look to be a shot-for-shot retread of the unique.
A lot of the Mouse Home’s current reboots have merely taken the story, characters, plot factors, songs and even jokes from their animated predecessors and simply tacked on a few further scenes to increase the working time. However Mulan has taken a unique method and appears to face by itself deserves as a blockbuster motion journey.
One side of the unique that’s lacking is wisecracking dragon sidekick Mushu, one thing the followers usually are not completely happy about. Whereas any person might have give you a proof about how the character didn’t match into the story they had been attempting to inform, one of many producers got here proper out and admitted that Mushu’s omission was finished as a measure to appease Chinese language audiences, with the nation set to be one of many film’s largest markets.
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Nonetheless, we’ve now heard from our sources – the identical ones who advised us that Disney was creating live-action Bambi and Robin Hood movies, and that an Aladdin sequel is within the works, all of which turned out to be true – that Mushu might find yourself being a part of a possible Mulan sequel after the studio confronted intense backlash over his omission this time round. Apparently, they’ve seen what the followers are saying and are actually planning to introduce the character within the subsequent movie.
In fact, the notoriously strict Chinese language censors might in the end intervene with these plans, as their fingerprints appear to be all around the theatrical minimize of the film anyway, but when Mulan performs effectively sufficient to warrant a follow-up, then the filmmakers will certainly be afforded extra artistic freedom to incorporate the fan favourite character and as of proper now, at the least, it’s what they’re hoping to do.