Shan Yu’s Falcon By A Different Name
One main change between Disney’s two variations of Mulan is the villains had been modified. In the 1998 model, Mulan and the Imperial Army goes up in opposition to the chief of the Hun Army, Shan Yu, who has a falcon on his shoulder named Hayabusa. In the 2020 model, Jason Scott Lee’s Bori Khan is the primary villain, with Gong Li’s shape-shifting witch Xianniang working with him. Although they’re completely different villains, Xianniang does flip right into a falcon through the movie, paying homage to Hayabusa, and has taloned arms to emulate the fowl. Xianniang is sort of the villain on Bori Khan’s shoulder, doing his bidding as they assault the Imperial Army, however she’s additionally absolutely shaped on her personal that brings depth to the movie’s messages.