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Disney Removing the Hottest and Queerest Disney Prince From the Live Action Mulan

The Twitter account nerdyasians exposed a great injustice that has befallen us all today. Li Shang, the gorgeous bisexual icon of the Mulan animated film will be cut from the Live-Action movie that will be released....eventually.

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Things We Saw Today: Quentin Tarantino’s Star Trek Movie Seems Like a Go, Will Be Rated R

The rumors appear to be rumors no longer: Quentin Tarantino's "Star Trek" pitch has achieved warp five speeds, with potential writers screened and Paramount seemingly agreeing to the director's requirement that the film be R-rated.

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Disney’s Mulan Finds Its Lead and It Is an Actual Chinese Actress

Yesterday, The Hollywood Reporter announced that the live-action adaptation of Disney's Mulan found its lead in Chinese actress Liu Yifei, also known as Crystal Liu. Even more impressive, the people in charge of casting went out of their way to ensure that they got an ethnically Chinese actress.

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Just Guess How Much a Rick & Morty Fan Sold a Bottle of Szechuan Sauce For … Nope, It’s More Than That

It's a squanching ton of money.

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Mulan as Trans Icon: Personal Resonance Vs. Misinformation

Disney's Mulan speaks to many trans people's experiences of gender simply because of the nature of the story it was telling. That's awesome. What's not awesome is trying to be an ally by using those personal experiences to spread misinformation more broadly.

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Things We Didn’t See Today: The Apparently Amazing Avengers: Infinity War Footage

At the D23 Expo, Marvel Studios shared some footage of Thanos battling the Avengers from Avengers: Infinity War - and it was apparently awesome.

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Fingers Crossed: Niki Caro Says They’re Still Exploring Music In the Live-Action Mulan

In a recent interview with The Hollywood Reporter, director Niki Caro clarified that these decisions were not yet set in stone and part of an ongoing discussion.

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UPDATE: Disney’s Live-Action Mulan Might Not Have Any Songs

According to a recent piece in Vulture, Disney's live-action adaptation of Mulan "is not expected to prominently feature songs, though that could change."

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Mulan Live Action Remake Finds Director in Whale Rider‘s Niki Caro

Disney still remains committed to fielding an all-Chinese cast.

Niki Caro, who directed Whale Rider, is officially on board to direct Disney's live-action Mulan remake. Caro's previous credits also include McFarland, USA and North Country.

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Chinese Kids Brilliantly Bring Mulan‘s “Bring Honor to Us All” to Life

This video of some young Chinese kids re-enacting the "Bring Honor to Us All" song sequence from Mulan is exactly what your morning needs.

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Hulu Acquires Rights to Stream Disney Classics But Where Are the DCOMs?

Neaaaar....Faaaar...Wherever you arrrre...

If you love Disney films, now might be a good time to get a Hulu subscription.

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Sony Finds Director for Live Action Mulan in Game of Thrones‘ Alex Graves

Game of Thrones' Alex Graves will be helming Sony's live action remake of Mulan.

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Things We Saw Today: Drunk History Gives Us the Stonewall Lesson We Deserve

First of all, drunk Crissle West needs to be my best friend. Secondly, check out Drunk History's take on the Stonewall riots, which West not only tells entertainingly, but also stars trans actors in trans roles. Namely, Alexandra Grey as Marsha P. Johnson and Trace Lysette as Sylvia Rivera, both of whom feature prominently on Transparent this season.

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Disney Reportedly Assures Live Action Mulan Will Have All-Asian Cast

We'll believe it when we see it.

Disney has apparently promised that the live action Mulan remake would actually feature an all-Asian cast.

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Live Action Mulan Spec Script Reportedly Stars White Savior, What the Hell?


There are days when you just have to hold your hands up, look up at the sky, and scream Whyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy? Some shocking news came out today about the upcoming live-action remake of Disney's Mulan. Namely that the script that Disney purchased for the film reportedly stars a white savior and reduces the titular Mulan to a prize to be won. *sigh*

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Let’s Get Down to Business: Live-Action Mulan Movie Lands Release Date

The latest Disney animated classic to get the live-action remake treatment is Mulan, and today we've finally got a date that we can mark on our calendars with much anticipation.

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Donald Trump’s Running Mate Mike Pence Once Wrote a Very Concerning Op-Ed About Mulan and Assault in the Military

Mister I'll-make-a-victim-blamer-out-of-you.

Donald Trump's running mate, Mike Pence, has done a lot of contemptible things on his path to potential vice presidency.

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Linguists Analyze Every Disney Princess Movie, to Somewhat Depressing Results


In considering the Disney princess roster, I've always felt that the "Disney Renaissance" movies--The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, Pocahontas, and Mulan--offered better representation for young fans than Snow White, Cinderella, and Sleeping Beauty, if only because Renaissance princesses at least have more diverse desires than their predecessors.

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The 8 Best Fictional Weapons Wielded by Warrior Women

A.k.a. the bad-ass sci-fi and fantasy tools that we all wish we owned

In no particular order, here are my personal favorite weapons used by bad-ass women in genre fiction. Whether you're fighting a dragon or a zombie or a literal God, you have to bring the right tools, and these are the best I've seen wielded by ladies of fantasy and sci-fi.

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Ladies Kickin’ Butt on Hulk: The Mary Sue Exclusive Interview with Disney Infinity 3.0 Designer Jeff Bunker

You're no match for Mulan and Minnie, big guy.

Last year The Mary Sue spoke to Disney Infinity 2.0's executive producer John Vignocchi about Disney Infinity's commitment to having tons of awesome playable female characters, and Disney Infinity 3.0 is no different.

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