Two-time Oscar winner, Ron Howard will direct a film in collaboration with Brian Grazer, Karen Lunder, and Stuart Ford. The film will trace the extraordinary life story of Lang Lang from his childhood in northern china to the peak of the global classic music industry.
The screenplay writers , Michelle Mulroney and Kieran Mulroney of the movie will be adapting the film’s screenplay from the memoir.
“Lang Lang’s story is one of determination, passion, sacrifice, and finding the inner strength to beat the odds. This film is a bridge between two cultures that share universal truths about the gauntlets we face in the pursuit of greatness,” Howard and Grazer said.
“Dream big, work hard and always believe in yourself. This movie, thanks to Ron Howard’s vision, will inspire young people around the world to follow their dreams and never forget they are one in a million,” the pianist said.
Lang will produce the project alongside Jean-Jacques Cesbron, Michele Anthony and David Blackman.
Wang referred to the criticism of Disney’s recent remake of Mulan,and said, Have we learned NOTHING from Mulan? I haven’t said anything because yes representation and many people I love are involved, but I just have to. Just HAVE to. Because 2020 man… and I’m f***ing exhausted.”