Disney announced previous year that the Mulan reboot would feature an all-Asian cast after fans started a petition to make sure the film is not whitewashed by Hollywood again.
Those behind a petition to Disney to cast a Chinese actress in the role of Mulan are celebrating after the studio hired Liu Yifei to play the character in the forthcoming live-action film.
Mulan, left, a courageous young Chinese woman secretly disguised as a man, meets her commanding officer, Shang, in this scene from Walt Disney Pictures' "Mulan".
Widely known as the "Fairy Sister" due to her innocent and pure image, Liu has beaten over one thousand candidates for the role, which requires her to have credible martial arts skills and the ability to speak English.
A team of casting directors visited five continents and saw almost 1,000 candidates for the role, which requires credible martial arts skills, the ability to speak English and the most ineffable requirement of all: star quality. As BBC News notes, recent films accused of whitewashing include the Hollywood remake of Japanese anime Ghost in the Shell, which starred Scarlett Johansson, and Chinese epic The Great Wall which had Matt Damon as its lead.
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