Mulan II is a American direct-to-video Disney animated film directed by Darrell Rooney and Lynne Southerland and is a sequel to the animated film Mulan originally released by theaters , featuring songs by Jeanine Tesori and Alexa Junge. The film deals with arranged marriages , loyalty , relationships , making choices , trust , and finding true love. Unlike its predecessor, which gained critical acclaim, Mulan II was poorly received by critics. A month after the events of the first film , General Shang asks Fa Mulan for her hand in marriage, and she happily accepts. Hearing about their engagement, Mushu is thrilled for them, until the leader of the ancestors informs him that if Mulan gets married to Shang, she would become a part of his family, which would mean that Shang's family ancestors and guardians would become hers.
Disney is not slowing down on its live-action remakes. Hot on the heels of Dumbo and Aladdin , the second half of this year will bring a whole slew of live-action versions of your faves, including The Lion King and Lady and the Tramp. But one of the most exciting remakes of all isn't coming until next year—that's Mulan , which just released its first official teaser trailer. Adapted from the beloved animated movie , Mulan follows a young Chinese woman who poses as a man in order to take her father's place in the army—and is, needless to say, a stone-cold badass.
It is based on the Chinese legend of Hua Mulan , and was Disney's 36th animated feature and the ninth animated film produced and released during the Disney Renaissance. The film's plot takes place in China during the Han dynasty , where Fa Mulan , daughter of aged warrior Fa Zhou, impersonates a man to take her father's place during a general conscription to counter a Hun invasion. Development for the film began in , when a number of artistic supervisors were sent to China to receive artistic and cultural inspiration. A direct-to-video sequel, Mulan II , followed. A live-action adaptation directed by Niki Caro will be released on March 27,
Overall, this is a lovely film, ranking with the best of Disney's animated features while taking o What's terrific about Mulan is its reaching for emotions that other movies run from: family love a Goes about halfway toward setting new boundaries for Disney's, and the industry's, animated featur