Starring actress Yifei Liu as Mulan, the movie's director Niki Caro has recently offered up some details on the grueling audition that Yifei was put through in order to win the role, and why such extreme measures were taken.
"Because I needed a warrior, and I needed a partner. So she did this grueling audition and then we sent her straight to the physical trainer to do an equally grueling physical assessment. Weights, push-ups, pull-ups, everything. She was brilliant in the dramatic part of the audition, and in the physical part she never stopped, never faulted. I knew at