Disney casts star of live-action remake ‘Mulan'

'Mulan' slated to release in November 2018

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SAN ANTONIO – Chinese actress Liu Yifei, also known as Crystal Liu, will play the heroine in the live-action remake of "Mulan," Disney announced Wednesday.

The movie is a remake of the classic 1998 animation feature film about a young girl who impersonates a man to save her father from being drafted into the Chinese military.

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Yifei is already accustomed to the big screen having starred in several movies, including "The Forbidden Kingdom," which also starred Jet Li and Jackie Chan.

Disney’s live-action retelling of "Mulan" is slated for release in November 2018.

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