China puts ban on Hollywood movies

Friday, December 07, 2007

Interesting read from VarietyAsiaOnline about the politics and economics behind China's decision to put a ban on Hollywood films for the time being:

In its most drastic measure ever against Hollywood, Chinese authorities have banned the release of American pics for at least three months. Ban began Saturday and will continue until the end of February at least, but Chinese sources say it could continue until May.

Read more in the full article here.