The middle of the week brings us an update on Disney’s new Mulan, a fun magazine cover for Kristen Bell, and a premiere date for Season 2 of The Outsiders. That and more in today’s headlines.
1. Disney’s live-action Mulan has a release date. And the promise of a Chinese actress as the lead, which is even better. [Variety]
2. Simon Cowell is returning as an America’s Got Talent judge. He lives to insult another day. [USA Today]
3. Kristen Bell is on the cover of Parents magazine for November. The platonic ideal of a happy go-lucky parent. [Just Jared]
4. Queen of Katwe director Mira Nair talked about the movie. Yes, there can be drama in chess. [Yahoo! Movies]
5. WGN confirmed a Season 2 premiere date for The Outsiders. The excitement will start to build at this weekend’s New York Comic Con. [TV Line]