“Mission: Impossible III” has been cleared for a July 18 opening in China after negotiations ended with agreements to make some cuts to the movie, some of which are understood to involve scenes of violence.
“M:I-3,” which has grossed about $192 million outside the United States since its May 5 release, was submitted in mid-April for approval in Beijing, as is standard procedure in China. It promptly met with complaints from communist censors about scenes of violence and shots depicting parts of Shanghai as a slum. [Full Text]
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