Mulan is bowing down to no one. The second trailer for the highly anticipated live-action film debuted on Thursday featuring new looks at familiar (and unfamiliar) characters and settings. It also retells the character’s origin story, and her desire to live up to her duty. “Do you know why the Phoenix sits at the right hand of the emperor?
Actress Liu Yifei was cast as Mulan for the remake after a year-long global casting search and has been previously seen in The Forbidden Kingdom and Once Upon a Time, among other films.
She is joined by cast members including Donnie Yen, Jason Scott Lee, and Yoson An.
The live-action Mulan comes after the success of previous live-action remakes from Disney, including Aladdin, Maleficent (the live-action reimagining of Sleeping Beauty), Beauty and the Beast, Alice in Wonderland and Cinderella.
Mulan will hit theaters March 27, 2020.
Bond is Back. Here’s the anticipated first trailer for Bond 25 No Time To Die, featuring a moody Daniel Craig, some stunning visuals (the Italian city of Matera in particular), a first look at Lashana Lynch’s rival Brit agent and a suped up Aston Martin. It’s a fun ride.
Cary Joji Fukunaga directs the pic, in which 007 has left active service. However, his peace is short-lived when his old friend Felix Leiter (Jeffrey Wright) coaxes him out of retirement for the fight against a mysterious villain armed with dangerous new technology.
It’s official: Marvel’s Black Widow has a movie — and now she has a past, too.
A trailer for “Black Widow,” the long awaited feature film about the mysterious heroine of the Marvel movie universe, premiered Monday — and it is about time.
A short film reuniting the creature from E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial and Henry Thomas, who played Elliott in the 1982 Steven Spielberg film, is premiering Thursday on NBC, Syfy and on the website of Comcast Xfinity. You can watch it above.
Titled A Holiday Reunion, the film has a running time of a bit more than four minutes. It shows E.T. returning to Earth and reconnecting with Elliott, who now has a wife and two children who bear a striking resemblance to a young Thomas and Drew Barrymore, who played Elliott’s sister, Gertie. Along with nodding to signature elements from the original, the film briefly plugs Xfinity. (“It’s called the Internet,” Elliott’s son explains to E.T. “A lot’s changed since you were here,” his father notes.)
Apple has released the creepy trailer for its M. Night Shyamalan series “Servant.”
The half-hour thriller series, exec produced and directed by the “Sixth Sense” and “Split” helmer, premieres on Nov. 28 on Apple TV Plus and centers around a Philadelphia couple in mourning after an unspeakable tragedy creates a rift in their marriage and opens the door for a mysterious force to enter their home.
The trailer shows Lauren Ambrose and Toby Kebbell as the grieving couple living in a grand townhouse, who hire Nell Tiger Free’s character to be the nanny to their baby. However, the terrifying twist seems to be that baby Jericho died at 13 weeks old, and that Ambrose and Kebbell have replaced him with an eerily similar looking doll version.