Mulan

Disney's Live-Adaptation of 'Mulan' casts Liu Yifei in Title Role

Disney's Live-Adaptation of 'Mulan' casts Liu Yifei in Title Role

Disney's search for "Hua Mulan" is finally over and for once there is zero trace of a whitewashing controversy. — After a casting call that encompassed five continents and over 1,000 candidates, actress Liu Yifei (also known as Crystal Liu), nicknamed by her native fans as the "Fairy Sister" has been chosen to portray Disney's courageous self-titled protagonist who disregards both tradition and the law by disguising herself as a man to take her father's army conscription in fifth-century China.