Movie lovers have been patiently waiting for the release of "Mulan" for roughly six months now, thanks to the rollercoaster that is 2020. Movie releases have taken an unexpected turn, thanks to COVID-19, and most blockbusters didn't get theatrical releases as expected: "Mulan" was originally slated for March 2020.

While Disney has been pumping out live-action remakes for several years, "Mulan" has been one of the most anticipated. The film is a re-imaging of the animated 1998 film of the same name, but unlike the other live-action Disney remakes, the new "Mulan" is not a musical. The film will differ from the original in a number of ways, many of which are meant to give the film a more accurate cultural representation.

Starting on Friday, Sep. 4, Disney+ subscribers can gain Premier Access to "Mulan." But what is Premier Access? It's an entirely new feature on the streaming service. Disney has adapted to the times, given all of the changes in film releases in 2020.

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Premier Access is neither a purchase to own nor a traditional rental. Disney+ subscribers can pay for Premier Access to "Mulan" and can then watch the movie as many times as they like, including downloading it, as long as they have an active Disney+ subscription.

Of course, Premier Access comes at a cost: It's an additional $29.99 for "Mulan." This access is exclusive to Disney+ subscribers (so don't expect to find this for rent on Amazon or in Redbox). This offer is available until Nov. 2. If you can wait, "Mulan" will be available on Disney+ starting on Dec. 4 for no additional cost.

Acclaimed filmmaker Niki Caro brings the epic tale of China’s legendary warrior to life in Disney’s “Mulan,” in which a fearless young woman risks everything out of love for her family and her country to become one of the greatest warriors China has ever known. The original 1998 animated film made more than $300 million at the box office, and the 2020 remake reimagines the tale with live-action actors.

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