“Liu Yifei” gets leading role in Disney’s “Mulan”
Disney has confirmed its lead star for it’s remake of the live-action version of “Mulan.” Known to many as “Fairy Sister” for her sweet and delicate features, mainland actress “Liu Yifei” also known as “Crystal Liu” has managed to grabbed the leading role for Disney’s adaption of “Mulan.” Anything that Disney touches will turn into pure gold, so it can be predicted that Crystal’s career will take another turn as she will become a Hollywood sensation once the film releases in 2019.
Recent Hollywood films has been harshly criticized for white-washing by casting white leads when doing Asian remakes, so when Disney announced it was remaking “Mulan,” it has been under intense scrutiny. A campaign started with people voicing their opinion that an Asian lead should be chosen for a role. With Disney’s confirmation of “Liu Yifei” as the lead actress, the petition that managed to grab 100,000 signatures has since been closed as people believe their voices have been heard.