Kapamilya actress Kim Chiu has been selected to take part in one of the most popular Disney project in one of the company’s project in Southeast Asia. The Walt Disney Company confirmed that Kim Chiu will play the role of “Mulan,” one of the Disney Princess.
The international company, Walt Disney company released the following statement: “We confirm that Kim Chiu is part of an upcoming Disney project in Southeast Asia. We will share more details on this in the coming months,” the company stated.
During the past few months, Kim Chiu was rumored to take part as a Disney princess, rumors started when a 2015 calendar that circulated online features photos of the actress as Mulan, the 1998 animated film.
The 24-year-old also confirmed during an interview with ABS-CBN, that she indeed suited up as the Disney Princess – both in her popular pink hanfu, and her Chinese army gear which she used as disguise.
Kim Chiu was quoted as saying “Achievement ko siya sa buhay, childhood dream ko maging isa sa mga Disney Princess!” Chiu said. “Nung in-offer sa akin, nakakatuwa na nakakaiyak. ‘Totoo ba na gagawin niyo akong Mulan?'” she stated.
The young actress who is currently busy with her top-rating series “Ikaw Lamang” added further that “Sobra akong saya and overwhelmed ‘yung puso ko dahil isa ako sa pinili nilang gumanap ng Mulan and excited ako maipakita ko ‘to sa lahat for next year.” she said.