China allows 007 to come in from the cold – Richard Spencer

From Telegraph:

James Bond may finally have made his peace with communism. Tonight, the actor Daniel Craig will be the first Bond to walk up the red carpet in Beijing after Casino Royale was finally allowed past the censor and into Chinese cinemas.

The film’s Chinese premiere, which Craig is due to attend, will at long last bring Britain’s best-known spy into the heart of the world’s most powerful communist nation.

Sean Connery, Roger Moore, Timothy Dalton and Pierce Brosnan all failed to make it past the Chinese censor on to the short annual list of allowed to be shown in cinemas. [Full Text]

Read Xinhua’s report: China: James Bond, licensed to appear



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