‘Mulan’ Approved for China Theatrical Release
Disney confirmed Monday that its live-action “Mulan” has been approved to release in Chinese cinemas “soon,” making China the most significant territory where the film will receive a theatrical outing.
It has not yet been granted an official release date in the Middle Kingdom.The U.S.
company clearly tried hard to strike the right tone announcing the forthcoming premiere on its official Weibo social media account, writing in faux-poetic language that sought to mimic the original “Mulan” ballad’s traditional character.“When the magnolia blossom opens, it lives up to its reputation and arrives as promised,” it wrote in the four-character spurts of classical verse, referencing the bloom that shares a Chinese name with the titular heroine.
“[‘Mulan’’s] import is confirmed and it will soon burst into bloom in theaters; looking forward to meeting you!”After delaying the film’s release date four times already due to Covid-
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