Fans of “Mulan” are finally getting their first look at star Liu Yifei in character for the live-action remake.
The film, directed by Niki Caro and starring Yifei, Donnie Yen, Gong Li and Jet Li, retells the Chinese legend of a woman who dresses as a man to join the fight against northern invaders.
Disney announced Monday that production on the adaptation of 1998 animated film has started, with shoots planned in China and New Zealand.
“Mulan” is set for release on March 27, 2020.
On Twitter, fans were excited to finally get a glimpse of Yifei wielding her sword.