The adventures of the beautiful warrior were considered not childish.
The American Film Company Association assigned the new Disney movie a PG-13 rating, which corresponds to the Russian 16+. The picture received such a rating for the scenes of violence contained in it. The previous PG-13 Disney movie was the 2017 film Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales. All previous cartoon remakes received G or PG ratings.
The original cartoon was about a brave girl who went to war instead of her sick father. From a fragile girl, she turns into an experienced fighter and saves her country from enemies. The feature film preserves the plot of the cartoon. At the same time, the number of musical numbers was reduced and some characters were removed, including the companion of Mulan dragon Mushu.
The film is directed by Nicky Caro, the script was written by Rick Jaffa and Elizabeth Martin, the role of Mulan will be played by Ifei Liu. In addition to her, the film also starred Donnie Yen, Gong Lee, Jet Li, Utkarsh Ambudkar, Yoson Ahn and other actors. The budget of the film was approximately 290-200 million dollars.