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Donnie Yen (甄子丹) is a Chinese-American actor who played Chirrut Îmwe in Rogue One and is set to portray Commander Tung in the upcoming 2020 live-action adaptation of Mulan.

Outside of Disney, his best-known roles are playing Ip Man in the Ip Man film series and Xiang/XXX in the third XXX film, XXX: Return of Xander Cage.

Regarding Yen's performance in Mulan, director Niki Caro stated that his prowess with a sword left her gobsmacked. She described that "One of my favourite moments on set was the first time I experienced Donnie Yen's martial arts skills in real life. As Commander Tung, he does a sword display in front of all the recruits and my jaw hit the floor."[1]

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References

  1. Lim, Bryan (March 4, 2020). "Donnie Yen's martial arts skills made my jaw drop, says Mulan director". Asiaone. Retrieved on March 6, 2020.
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