According to reports on set, Mulan's guardian dragon has been replaced with a phoenix. The live-action cast is comprised almost entirely of people of Chinese descent, sticking to the truth of the story. From the trailer, it's clear that the movie takes on a more serious tone and focuses on Mulan's abilities in war as opposed to light-hearted elements such as the animal sidekicks. However, the story of Mulan dates far earlier than as one fan noted on Twitter. Fans of the Disney classic have expressed outrage at the omission, while others are glad that the film is taking on an even more feminist approach.
Joyce. Age: 23.
Now that the trailer has dropped, it appears those rumors have been confirmed.
Nataly. Age: 25.
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It has kept a strong fan base that will still show up in droves to see the update. The film will be released in spring , but some reports suggest that March 27 is a likely date. The movie trailer does provide homage to the original through lines like, "I will bring honor to us all. The trailer has an entirely new tone to it, but fans can still hear the iconic music as instrumental songs featured in the background.