DC’s latest superhero movie Black Adam has reportedly been banned in China, Hollywood’s biggest foreign film market. Fan reported on his forum that the reason for the ban was actor Pierce Brosnan’s previous comments about Tibet’s spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama.Tibet and its autonomy are hot topics in China. Yes, celebrities who date leaders are notoriously shunned in China.
Black Adam stars Dwayne Johnson as the famous antihero. The film has become a worldwide hit and has grossed $200 million since its release last month. The film stars Pierce Brosnan as Doctor Fate and also includes a cameo from Henry Cavill, who is returning to play Superman in the DCEU. The film has yet to be released in China and is set to release later this year to expand its global reach.
However, earlier this week rumors of a ban in China began circulating on fan forums.On the Box Office Theory forum, an industry insider who goes by the alias Issac Newton said Black Adam would never appear in China. rice field. Claim. Later in this thread, someone reasoned that the government decided not to give permission to release the film because Pierce was talking about a meeting with the Dalai Lama. In an October interview with GQ, Pierce Brosnan shared an anecdote about meeting the Dalai Lama and praised the spiritual leader. Several other films were banned from release in China for similar reasons, so this may be the reason behind Black Adam’s Shadow ban.In China, a limited number of foreign films are released each year. are allowed to be released, and most major studios strive to release their films for major events given the huge domestic market. It made a dollar, which is 25% of the world’s revenue. DC and Warner Bros. want to settle things for Black Adam for the same reasons.