|Posted by THE SNAKE on March 12, 2020 at 9:15 PM|
Hi all, the 12th March was the day that Disney's MULAN was supposed to get it's Red Carpet Premier with stars Liu Yifei and Donnie Yen and the Director in attendance , But about 12 or so hours ago , it was declared that due to the escalating COVID19 virus and new precautions in place that it best to cancel the red carpet event and the appearence of the stars.
The film did go ahead and screen in a closed contained screening. So at least ticket holders did get to see the film.
It looks like this is the state of play for many events for the next few months as precautions against the virus become more intense.
Mulan is set to come to mainstream cinemas on March 27th . As far as Internationally goes it seems it may be only playing in less infected areas as in many countries cinemas are on close down . It looks like for many of us will have to wait for the DVD /Bluray or streaming service of the film to see it.
MULAN is a live action remake of the animated 1998 film by Disney and stars Liu Yifei ( Sparrow in Forbidden Kingdom) as the title character , with a surpporting cast of Donnie Yen ,Jason Scott Lee, Gong Li, it also sees the return to the big screen of Jet Li who plays the Emperor. The film also stars Legendary actress Cheng Pei Pei ( Come Drink With Me / Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon) as the Matchmaker.