It would be so appropriate and seems like the right thing to do for both fans and the legacy of a Disney classic.
Ming-Na Wen who played the voice of Mulan in the animated classic is said to be in talks to return in a cameo role in the live action adaptation planned.
Wen appeared at the Heroes and Villains fest in Nashville this weekend and left no doubt she’d like to be part of the remake.
“I’m hoping. I mean, I’ve spoken to one of the producers on the film, and they’re still in the very early stages of it. So, we’re keeping an eye on it, and hopefully, yeah, It would be lovely too, I think, for the fans as well as for myself, she said, according to Comicbook.com.
Wen is best known to today’s generation as Melinda May from ABC’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. She confirmed during the panel in Nashville that she has been asked.
Mulan would follow the recent success of live action adaptations of Jungle Book and Beauty and the Beast.
Mulan urged fans to let producers know they’d like her to be part of the adaptation.
“So, I want everybody to Tweet, later on, today, to Disney and let them know how you feel.”
— Agent N (@topaosfan) July 10, 2017
— AmyLouise❤ (@whoufflegirlx) July 10, 2017
So far the cast for the live action has not been announced, although Disney has pledged that an Asian actress will play Mulan.
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