Disney just announced production has begun on Niki Caro’s highly-anticipated live-action version of Mulan, and released the first photo of actress Liu Yifei as the title character. That’s her above, obviously, looking as fierce and badarse as one would have hoped.
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Yesterday, news broke that Donnie Yen would be joining the on-screen talent of Disney's upcoming live-action version of Mulan. Now it's come out that he'll be joined by two other superstars: Gong Li and Jet Li will be playing, respectively, a new villain and a powerful ruler.
Jack Ma, the eccentric CEO of online marketplace Alibaba, has a well-documented flair for the theatrical. Now the South China Morning Post - a newspaper owned by Ma - reports their boss will assume a starring role in the upcoming short movie Gong Shou Dao.
The incredible trailer for the Chinese action fantasy League of Gods makes it seem like a straightforward tale of good versus evil and so on -- until you discover its main hero is a talking baby. But there's a good reason for that, as we learned when we interviewed the film's director and the VFX supervisor, who also told all us about making the fantasy epic.