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Disney's China push derailed with delay of 'Mulan' release

Movie theaters cut seating capacities amid coronavirus scare

Liu Yifei at the premiere for Mulan in Los Angeles on March 9.   © Reuters

NEW YORK -- After much speculation, Disney has officially postponed the release of "Mulan" because of increasing concerns over the coronavirus pandemic.

The highly anticipated live-action film based on a classic Disney cartoon was scheduled to hit theaters on March 27, but that was called off by the company on Thursday. The company has not revealed a new release date for the movie.

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