It is confirmed. Jamie Chung will be playing the legendary Chinese warrior Mulan in the upcoming second season of ABC’s fairy-tale drama TV series Once Upon A Time this coming September. The Asian character is expected to recur all throughout the second season although there’s no word yet as to how the show plan is planning to incorporate her role into the story.
As described in the poem Ballad of Mulan, Mulan takes her father’s place in the army, fighting for 12 years and refusing any reward despite her impressive record.
Joining Chung as one of new characters to be introduced into the fantasy world of Once is Irish actress Sarah Bolger who will be playing as Princess Aurora of Sleeping Beauty. Once Upon A Time airs every Sunday night at 8pm.
Watch the trailer for Once Upon A Time’s Season 2 below: