Donnie Yen is joining the cast of Disney’s live-action Mulan. He’ll be playing Commander Tung, a mentor to the warrior princess, played by Liu Yifei.
Yen has gained popularity with his recent works, including Rogue One: A Star Wars Story and serving as the main character in the Ip Man series.
The live-action adaptation of Mulan is still in its early stages, but will feature an authentic cast. Niko Caro is leading the project as director, with Bill Kong serving as executive producer.
Mulan is slated to hit theaters on May 27, 2020.