The Live-Action Adaptation of Mulan Isn't Going to be a Musical

Plus, a new 13 Reasons Why trailer, Lucy Hale's new movie, an update on Rain and Kim Tae Hee's married life, and the ROOKIE podcast.
by Macy Alcaraz   |  Mar 20, 2017
Image: Harper's Bazaar Korea, Lucy Hale |, Disney, Beth Dubber/Netflix, Rookie
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It's been two months since Rain and Kim Tae Hee got married and we're still reeling from the news. Appearing on the cover of Harper's Bazaar Korea, the couple opens up about married life in their very first shoot together. (via

If you've missed seeing Lucy Hale on Pretty Little Liars, you'll be happy to know that she's working on a new film! She plays the role of a college student who gets tricked into playing a spooky supernatural Truth or Dare. Truth or Dare will be produced by Blumhouse Production, which brought you the terrifying Split and Get Out. Are you excited to see this horror film? (via  

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The live-action version of Mulan apparently won't be a musical. Say what?! In an interview with Moviefone, director Niki Caro, who describes the adaptation as "a big girly martial arts epic," shares that there are "no songs right now." It's probably still too early to tell, but we're hoping they rethink this detail! There are way too many good songs in the cartoon to pass up, don't you think? (via

There's a brand new trailer for the Netflix's 13 Reasons Why and it includes exclusive interviews with the cast and a behind-the-scenes look at the upcoming series based on Jay Asher's novel of the same title. Are you looking forward to seeing the adaptation? (via

If you're a fan of ROOKIE online and own all four ROOKIE Yearbooks, you'll be thrilled to know what ROOKIE founder and EIC Tavi Gevinson has in store for you. Launching on April 4, the ROOKIE podcast will feature interviews with musicians, actors, and "artists of all kinds," plus audio versions of some of their regular sections like Ask a Grown and Life Skills. We don't know about you, but we're very excited for this! (via


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