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Gong Li, Jet Li to Join Disney’s Mulan

Gong Li and Jet Li join Donnie Yen and Liu Yifei in Disney’s Mulan The Hollywood Reporter reported today that Gong Li and Jet Li, two major Chinese stars, will be joining the cast of Disney’s live-action Mulan. This comes a day after the announcement that Donnie Yen was joining the cast. Jet Li is currently in final talks to play the...

Donnie Yen Joins Cast of Disney’s Mulan

Donnie Yen has joined the cast of Disney’s Mulan Deadline reported today that Donnie Yen (Rogue One) will be joining the cast of Disney’s live-action Mulan. Yen will be playing Commander Tung, a mentor and teacher to Mulan. It’s really exciting to see Yen’s relationship with Disney grow. This will be Yen’s second big...

Hugh Laurie joins the cast of Hulu’s Catch-22

Hugh Laurie will be joining the cast of Hulu’s Catch-22 Hulu announced today that Golden Globe Award-winning actor Hugh Laurie has joined the cast of Hulu’s Original limited series Catch-22 from Paramount Television, Anonymous Content, George Clooney and Grant Heslov. Hugh Laurie has been cast as Major de Coverley in the limited...

Disney’s Mulan Has Found Its Lead

Today it was announced via an exclusive from The Hollywood Reporter that Disney has found its lead in their live-action adaptation of Mulan. After an extensive year long search for the perfect actress, it was announced that Chinese actress Liu Yifei had been selected for the role of Mulan. The qualifications for the role were extensive. Disney...

New Thirteenth Doctor Who Companions Revealed

We had known since it was announced last year that the cast of Doctor Who was going to move on with the arrival of a new Doctor. Jodie Whittaker’s Doctor Who was revealed last July, but we had yet to discover who her companions were going to be moving forward with the Thirteenth Doctor. Today it was announced by BBC who will be joining Jodie...

Hiroyuki Sanada Joins Westworld

Today TV Guide reported that there will be a new addition to the Westworld Season 2 cast. Hiroyuki Sanada, known for his work in this year’s Life, The Wolverine, and Lost, will be joining the series in a reoccurring role. Considering that Samurai World was briefly touched upon last season, it is safe to say that his role will be integral...