Chinese actress Zhang Ziyi will return to the Hollywood silver screen in a high budget 3D film Hua Mulan.
On top of playing the main character, Zhang will also serve as the producer of the film. The lead actor has been confirmed as pop singer Lee-Hom Wang, who speaks fluent English.
The film will start shooting in October, as collaboration with Disney which filmed Mulan as a cartoon in 1998 that subsequently took in 120 million US dollars at the box office.
The director is Chuck Russell, the man behind such bona fide classics as The Mask, The Blob and The Scorpion King.