What We Missed: Wednesday July 10th

 

Our first real glimpse of Disney's live-action "Mulan"is here. 

Disney unveiled an official teaser trailer on Sunday, introducing fans to Yifei Liu, who takes the title role in the remake of the popular 1998 animated film inspired by the legendary Chinese ballad. Missing from the footage: Any hint whether the new movie will be a musical or feature fan-favorite animated dragon Mushu. 

In the trailer, Mulan's mother announces that a matchmaker has found Mulan "an auspicious match." Her father agrees that it's "what is best for our family."

"Yes," Mulan replies. "I will bring honor to us all." 

"Quiet, composed, graceful, disciplined. These are the qualities we see in a good wife," the matchmaker narrates over an impressive action sequence of Mulan training as an army soldier. "These are the qualities we see in Mulan,"

source: https://www.usatoday.com/story/entertainment/movies/2019/07/07/mulan-disneys-live-action-teaser-debuts-without-singing-mushu/1668928001/

Stevie Wonder is taking a break from touring in order to undergo a kidney transplant.

The 69-year-old music icon shared the news during his set at the London festival British Summer Time Hyde Park on Saturday. “So what’s gonna happen is this: I’m going to have surgery. I’m going to have a kidney transplant in September of this year,” Wonder told the crowd. “You ain’t got to hear no rumors about nothing; I told you what’s up — I’m good.”

Wonder confirmed he already has a donor and assured fans “I’m all good.” He added, “I want you to know I came here to give you my love and to thank you for your love.”

source: https://consequenceofsound.net/2019/07/stevie-wonder-kidney-transplant/

Elle King had plenty of reasons to celebrate this week.  

On Wednesday (July 3), the raspy-voiced soul-pop singer got engaged to her boyfriend after a little over a year of dating. To make the occasion even more special, the groom-to-be popped the question on her 30th birthday.  

"Happy birthday to me! I said YES!" the “Ex’s & Oh’s” singer captioned an Instagram boomerang of her beautiful engagement ring.

source: https://www.billboard.com/articles/news/8518779/elle-king-gets-engaged-to-boyfriend-on-her-30th-birthday-see-the-ring

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