Disney’s live-action version of Mulan was set for release on March 27th. The US premiere wasn’t that long ago, and tonight is supposed to the European Premiere.
Unfortunately, the Red Carpet will not be rolled out. Walt Disney Studios said this in a statement:
In an abundance of caution we are downscaling this evening’s premiere of Mulan and will no longer have a media line or red carpet, we will however continue to host the premiere screening as a contained inside screening event.
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Luckily, the screening will still be happening, with Director Niki Caro, and cast members Liu Yifei, Yoson An and Donnie Yen.
This news doesn’t come as a huge surprise, seeing as the Coronavirus is really hitting the film industry really hard. A Quiet Place: Part 2 has been delayed indefinitely. And Universal’s Fast 9 was delayed to next April. And other films have moved their release dates.
The film is set for release at the end of the month, but given how many cinemas are closing because of the virus I wouldn’t surprised if it gets delayed.
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Update 6:54 PM EST: Disney has postponed the release of Mulan and Marvel’s New Mutants indefinitely because of COVID-19. And Scott Cooper’s Searchlight Pictures horror film Antlers has also been postponed indefinitely.
Director Niki Caro made a touching statement on her Instagram: