‘Mulan,’ Once a Sure Thing, Becomes a Problem for Disney

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Bloomberg
Sep 10 · 5 min read
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By Christopher Palmeri, Shirley Zhao and Lucas Shaw

It was supposed to be another $1 billion blockbuster for Walt Disney Co. — a live-action remake of a 1998 animated hit featuring an all-star Asian cast, breathtaking cinematography and plenty of martial arts.

Instead, the new “Mulan” is proving to be a political hot potato, reflecting the…

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