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It took a year of searching and almost 1,000 candidates, but the Walt Disney Studios has finally found its Mulan. News of her selection was met with celebration in China and overseas, especially following waves of dissatisfaction against Hollywood for its persistent casting of Caucasians as Asian characters.

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The lead actress of the upcoming live-action movie with the same title is Chinese actress Liu Yifei. Nicknamed "Fairy Sister" by the Chinese public for her pure and charming looks and image, she has been one of the country's most popular actresses of the present time since breaking out with a sequence of hit television dramas in the mid-2000s, while she was still an adolescent enrolled in the Beijing Film Academy. Many also voiced support for the diverse, star-studded cast of Disney's live-action The Lion King adaptation, announced earlier this month. The movie was about a young girl who joins the army as a boy in disguise after learning that her weak father has to join the army. Recent films accused of whitewashing include Japanese anime "Ghost in the Shell" - the main role of which was played by Scarlett Johansson. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the casting directors travelled to five continents in search for the flawless candidate who is ethnically Chinese and equipped with martial arts skills, the ability to speak English, and of course, star quality. The new film is set to release in 2019. She also worked alongside Jackie Chan and Jet Li in the 2008 fantasy action film "The Forbidden Kingdom". She also starred differing Emile Hirsch in Danish auteur Bille August's period passion The Chinese Widow, which solved the Shanghai International Film Festival in June.

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