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‘Mulan’ Director Niki Caro to Helm Big Wave Surfing Drama for Netflix

New Zealand filmmaker Niki Caro, director of Disney’s live-action Mulan, is set to direct a female-driven big wave surfing drama for Charlize Theron’s Denver & Delilah banner and Netflix. The feature film in development is based on the New York Times magazine article by Daniel Duane, The Fight For Gender Equality In One of the […]

‘Mulan’: What the Critics Are Saying

Reviews are in Niki Caro's long awaited live-action remake of Mulan, starring Yifei Liu in the title role opposite Jet Li, Li Gong, Donnie Len and Jason Scott Lee.

‘Mulan’ Sets Sail on Historic Dual PVOD-Theatrical Journey

Disney's Mulan sets sail this weekend on a historic dual premium VOD-theatrical journey as Hollywood struggles to rebound from the ongoing novel coronavirus pandemic by adopting new release models.

‘Mulan’ Director Niki Caro to Helm ‘Beautiful Ruins’ for Amblin Partners

Amblin Partners has signed Mulan director Niki Caro to direct Beautiful Ruins, the movie adaptation of Jess Walter's romance novel.

AMC Theatres to Reopen Most U.S. Locations on July 15

AMC Theatres — the largest cinema circuit in the world — will open 450 of its U.S. locations on July 15 followed by the remaining 150 on July 24 in time for Disney's Mulan and Warner Bros.' Tenet.

Cinemark to Reopen Most of Its U.S. Movie Theaters by July 17

Cinemark announced a phased reopening plan Wednesday that will see all of the circuit's U.S. locations back in business by mid-July with enhanced sanitizing and social distancing protocols in place.

Inside Disney’s Bold $200M Gamble on ‘Mulan’: “The Stakes Couldn’t Be Higher”

'Mulan' — with its beloved source material, cultural sensitivities and politically controversial star — was always going to be high-stakes gamble, and that was before the coronavirus shut down one of its most vital markets.

Niki Caro Talks Making of ‘Mulan,’ “Horrific” Prejudice Female Directors Still Face in Hollywood

New Zealand filmmaker Niki Caro, director of Disney's upcoming live-action 'Mulan,' says the enduring lack of leadership opportunities made available to women in Hollywood is simply "horrific." Caro appeared Thursday at New Zealand's inaugural Power of Inclusion Summit, a two-day event held in Auckland to stimulate change in the international screen industry. She also discussed the deliberations that went into Disney's decision to hire a director of Western descent rather than a Chinese filmmaker for the upcoming live-action 'Mulan.'

Disney’s New $100M Club of Female Directors Pose for Group Photo

Ava DuVernay ('A Wrinkle in Time'), Anna Boden ('Captain Marvel') and Niki Caro ('Mulan') talk their responsibility of being a female director when "times aren't changing fast enough."

Niki Caro on Directing ‘Zookeeper’s Wife’ and Stressing Cultural Authenticity in ‘Mulan’ (Q&A)

"I will always hire the best person for the job, and it just so happens that many of those are women," says Caro of unintentionally staffing a gender-inclusive set.

‘The Zookeeper’s Wife’: Film Review

The extraordinary true story of a woman (played by Jessica Chastain) who sheltered Jews in the Warsaw Zoo during the Holocaust gets a conventional big-screen treatment in 'The Zookeeper's Wife.'

Niki Caro to Direct DNA Scientist Rosalind Franklin Film for eOne

Hayley Schore and Roshan Sethi penned the script about the unsung crystallography expert who took the first photos of the DNA structure.