Saturday, September 5, 2020

Mulan: Why Disney's latest reboot is facing boycott calls

Not everyone is happy about China's first real-life Disney princess. Image: Disney

BBC News

It's one of the first big movie releases since the coronavirus pandemic shut down cinemas and film production.

But Disney's Mulan is facing calls for a boycott in some Asian countries.

Liu Yifei, the live-action film's star, first angered fans last year with comments reportedly supporting Hong Kong's police, who have been accused of violence towards pro-democracy protesters.

Now Thai and Taiwanese activists are also telling people not to see Mulan.  Read more >>