DC’s new superhero action flick, black adamstarring Dwayne Johnson, was released on October 21, 2022 in the United States and was scheduled to premiere in Chinese theaters on November 11, 2022. But it seems that DC Studios ran into a major problem regarding the film’s Chinese release. theaters amid rumors the country has decided to ban black adam In place.
Sources say the seemingly impending debacle is being done by Marvel fans in China fretting over Black Panther: Wakanda Forever not be released in their country.
If the rumors turn out to be true, not only black adam take a major hit with its box office all but dry, but the superhero franchise would face some serious issues from a general standpoint, regarding revenue and profits.
black adam apparently won’t be released in China
by Jaume Collet-Serra black adam was originally on track for release in China on November 11, the same day Ryan Coogler’s black panther 2 should be broadcast worldwide, except for China. And rumor has it that Marvel fans in China are extremely unhappy with this, following which they are trying to get DC black adam also cancelled.
Apparently Marvel fans are moving their fury about wakanda forever getting banned in China as they tarnish the name of Pierce Brosnan, the actor who plays Doctor Fate in black adam, informing the Chinese Film Board that the Irish actor was a supporter of the Dalai Lama. And the country’s government is planning to stop the release of the new DC movie because of it.
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People claim Brosnan once wore Tibetan beads associated with the Dalai Lama in an interview, and Marvel fans took the opportunity to get black adam banned from China, given the nature of the relationship between the spiritual leader and the country. The former head of state of Tibet is currently in exile in India after having had a falling out of historical importance with China because the latter does not identify Tibet as an independent state.
And on top of that, Brosnan himself has expressed his strong feelings for the Dalai Lama and his cause, which understandably doesn’t seem like something China would let slip.
Will be black adam break even?
It sure looks like Marvel fans in China are doing their best not to let black adam reach its break-even point.
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Currently, the film’s box office has grossed just over $256 million worldwide, and with Dwayne Johnson’s huge fan base in China, releasing the film there would surely have helped do that. exceed at least the tipping point. But with the rumors and speculation going around, Black Adam’its future started to look rather bleak.
Now that James Gunn is one of the leaders of the DC Universe, he really needs to get some big guns out or DC Studios and Warner Bros. executives. Discovery are going to suffer a hell of a loss.
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Source: Cosmic Book News