In 2020, Disney announced that it would be releasing a live-action adaptation of its beloved animated classic Mulan. While the film was met with mixed reviews, it still managed to capture the hearts of audiences around the world. Now, in 2023, Disney is set to release a sequel to the film, and fans couldn’t be more excited. In this article, we’ll take a closer look at the return of Mushu and what we can expect from the upcoming film.
What is Mushu?
For those who may not be familiar with the character, Mushu is a small dragon who serves as Mulan’s guardian and sidekick. Voiced by Eddie Murphy in the original film, Mushu quickly became a fan favorite and has remained a beloved character in the years since the film’s release.
The Controversy Surrounding Mushu’s Absence in the Live-Action Adaptation
When it was announced that Mushu would not be appearing in the live-action adaptation of Mulan, many fans were disappointed. The decision to exclude the character was met with controversy, as many felt that Mushu was a crucial part of the story and should not have been left out.
However, it seems that Disney has heard the fans’ cries and has decided to bring Mushu back for the upcoming sequel. While details about the sequel are still scarce, it has been confirmed that Mushu will be making his triumphant return to the franchise.
What Can We Expect from the Sequel?
While we don’t know much about the plot of the upcoming Mulan sequel, it has been confirmed that the film will take place after the events of the first film. We can assume that Mushu will once again serve as Mulan’s sidekick and protector, but what other adventures await our favorite characters remains to be seen.
New Characters and Cast Members
One thing we do know about the sequel is that it will introduce several new characters and cast members. Joining the returning cast of Liu Yifei (Mulan) and Donnie Yen (Commander Tung) will be actors such as Gong Li, Jet Li, and Ron Yuan.
As we eagerly await the release of the Mulan sequel, one thing is certain: fans are excited to see Mushu back in action. With new cast members and an intriguing plot, the film is sure to be a hit with audiences around the world. So sit back, relax, and get ready for the return of Mushu in Disney’s upcoming Mulan sequel.