Niki Caro’s American action drama film, Mulan is all set to be released on 21 August 2020 by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. The film is starring Liu Yifei, Donnie Yen, Jason Scott Lee, Yoson An, Gong Li, and Jet Li in the lead roles under the companies Walt Disney Pictures, and Jason T. Reed Productions Good Fear. There were some biggest controversies happened in past, of all the time, that you should know if you are a fan of Mulan. let’s check it out. Know more about Mulan 2020 Movie Here. Mulan Controversies Of All The Time —
Boycott Mulan Controversy
A call to boycott the film began when actor Liu Yifei, who played the roles of Mulan in the film, reshared an image posted by Chinese newspaper People’s Daily.
The image included a quote from Chinese reporter Fu Guohao, who had also worked for the Global Times and was subsequently assaulted by protesters during the Hong Kong anti-extradition bill protests 2019, captions were — “I support Hong Kong police. You can beat me now. What a shame for Hong Kong.“
This sparked international controversy, with Liu Yifei being accused of supporting police brutality. The hashtag, #BoycottMulan, has since started trending over the social media, supporting a boycott of the movie.
In response to the controversy, Mulan’s actor Liu was not present at the D23 Expo 2019, which gave fans an exclusive sneak peek of the film.
Fu Mulan’s Love Captain Li Shang Criticism
On February 27, 2020, film producer Jason T. Reed said that Fu Mulan’s love interest Captain Li Shang was dropped in response to the Me Too movement (It is a movement against sexual harassment and sexual abuse).
In his statement, Reed explained that — “having a commanding officer that is also the sexual love interest was very uncomfortable and we didn’t think it was appropriate.“
The reasoning behind the removal was met with social media backlash from fans of the original film and members of the LGBTQ community, who deemed Shang’s relationship with Mulan’s male alter ego Ping to be bisexual.
T Reed was initially surprised by criticism of Shang’s removal but acknowledged that the character had become an “LGBTQ icon” and clarified that Li Shang role would be served by two new characters, Commander Tung and Chen Honghui. Let you know that LGBT is an initialism that stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender.
Well, these the biggest controversies ever happened from the Mulan’s Production till the release date. Hoping you guys loved it.
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