The Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. star, who first lent her voice to Mulan in the beloved 1998 animated Disney movie, stopped by ET's studios on Tuesday for a live Facebook interview and revealed if the upcoming remake has her blessing.
"Wow! I wish I could say that it needs it," Wen said with a smile. "But I'm very excited that they want to do a live-action because they've done so amazingly with all of the movies -- from Maleficent, to Beauty and the Beast, to Cinderella. I'm really looking forward to the live-action."
Wen, who continues to voice the role of Mulan on Disney Channel's Sofia the First and the Disney Infinity video games, dished that she is already having "conversations" about having some kind of role in the film.
"I know the fans really want it and love it. And some of them even go, 'Well, why don’t you just play Mulan?' And I'm like, 'Yeah, if it's Mulan: The Later Years,'" the 53-year-old actress said with a laugh.
When asked which star she'd love to see step into her shoes as Mulan, Wen only has one request: "That she's Chinese in her heritage."
She continued, "Even though we're Pan-Asian, it is specifically a Chinese folklore and I really think that someone with that ethnic background [would] really just add more to the story."
Based on the Chinese legend of Hua Mulan, Disney's animated version followed the daughter of an aged warrior who takes her father's place in the military by disguising herself as a man. In the film, Mulan goes on to become a national hero and one of the most skilled warriors in the army.