China exhibiting control over Hollywood

All Hollywood studios want to release their movies in China, because of the large market. But the Chinese government won’t allow you to say certain things — they won’t allow you to say Taiwan is a country, and they won’t allow you to say the Dalai Lama is a great guy. Richard Gere found out the hard way about this — maybe he’s doing OK, but he’s also not making movies with big Hollywood studios.

Mika Brzezinski on Morning Joe interviews Eric Schwartzel, who wrote a book on this topic:

How China Holds Economic Leverage Over Hollywood

He points out that for decades the US has beamed its culture around the world with its movies, and China has learned that lesson.

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