The film, thanks for release in March 2020, is a remake of the 1998 Disney cartoon, which traced the journey of a young Chinese female who joins the army by pretending to be a boy.
The new trailer, launched Thursday, covers the most important aspects of Mulan’s story: Mulan joins the military to conserve her father from currently being conscripted then faces down an invasion from the Hun army, led by Jason Scott Lee as Bori Khan and renowned Chinese actress Gong Li as form-shifting witch Xian Lang.
But when the trailer generated excitement and nostalgia on social media, the reaction from Hong Kong protesters was strongly negative.
“A Mulan who supports condition violence and police brutality is not representing the correct spirits of this character: brave, assertive and devoted,” he explained.
Hong Kong protesters have been demanding a boycott of the new Mulan at any time since Liu voiced her assist for the Hong Kong police.
“You can all attack me now. What a disgrace for Hong Kong,” she claimed.
The trailer is the next promotional teaser for Mulan. Subsequent its release on Thursday, protesters immediately started to make fan art and photoshop the poster in assist of the Hong Kong demonstrations.
“She is not my Mulan!” one particular Twitter consumer claimed.