Top Gun Faces Being BANNED In China Over Taiwan Flag On Maverick’s Leather Bomber Jacket

Top Gun: Maverick faces ban on Porcelain after the producers decided to restore the Taiwanese flag to the back of tom cruiseThe jacket of the new blockbuster.

In the original 1986 classic, Lieutenant Pete ‘Maverick’ Mitchell wears a leather bomber jacket with patches on the back, commemorating his father’s battleship tours to Japan Y Taiwan in 1963 to 1964.

But when the trailer for the highly-anticipated sequel was released in 2019, flags were lowered as Hollywood continued its trend of pandering to the Chinese market, which has long been a source of sizable revenue.

It was speculated that the decision was influenced by Chinese film distributor and production company Tencent Pictures, who were involved in the production of the aviation game.

The flags had been replaced with random symbols in an apparent nod to the political demands of the communist nation.

But when the film was released last week, fans were relieved to see that the Taiwanese flag had been restored, with one scene even showing a close-up, after Tencent Pictures reneged on its promise to partially finance the film.

In the 2019 trailer, the Taiwanese and Japanese flags were removed from Maverick's leather bomber jacket, but have since been restored.

In the 2019 trailer, the Taiwanese and Japanese flags were removed from Maverick’s leather bomber jacket, but have since been restored.

A take on Tom Cruise's character from the original film wearing a jacket adorned with the Japanese and Taiwanese flags.

A take on Tom Cruise’s character from the original film wearing a jacket adorned with the Japanese and Taiwanese flags.

Chinese fans were unimpressed, with one saying on social media: ‘Okay, don’t take our money. We will see the pirated version.

The move is a rare U-turn for Hollywood and has not been explained by the film’s producers.

Ho Siu Bun, a Hong Kong-based film critic, said World News VICE: ‘It is unprecedented. Major movie studios have never been shy about pandering to the Chinese market.

“And even if it’s a simple scene, editing is very expensive. So no one knows why they changed it back.

During an advanced screening in Taiwan, the audience cheered as the Taiwanese flag appeared on Cruise’s jacket and clapped several times throughout the film, according to a local report from SETN.

Meanwhile, former movie executive Chris Fenton, who wrote “Feeding the Dragon: Inside the Trillion Dollar Dilemma Facing Hollywood, the NBA, & American Business,” said more Hollywood blockbusters are likely to follow suit.

“Hollywood is now regressing… The market is just not worth trying to please the Chinese censors anymore,” he said.

Tencent ended up pulling out of the film, fearing that the film’s themes and closeness to the US military might upset the ruling Communist Party, and the production company is not credited for the sequel.

China does not recognize Taiwan as an autonomous nation and is officially known as the Republic of China.

China does not recognize Taiwan as an autonomous nation and is officially known as the Republic of China.

China does not recognize Taiwan as an autonomous nation and is officially known as the Republic of China.

President Xi Jinping and the Chinese Communist Party will see the inclusion of the Taiwanese flag as a challenge to the Chinese government: Apple even censors the Taiwanese flag on Chinese iPhones.

China remains the biggest movie box office, grossing $7.3 billion in ticket sales last year, a third of total global sales.

Hollywood has been increasingly courting the market and relying on Chinese financing for its big productions in recent years.

In 2010, after a script for a remake of the Cold War film ‘Red Dawn’ was leaked that featured China rather than the Soviet Union as invaders of the continental US, Chinese state media they criticized attempts to ‘demonize’ Beijing.

In the end, MGM spent about $1 million digitally erasing evidence of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army, frame by frame, and substituting North Koreans and Russians instead.

Earlier this year, China radically edited the original ending of the cult classic Fight Club to comply with the country’s restrictive censorship regulations.

Streaming platform Tencent Video featured David Fincher’s 1999 film, but transformed the anarchist and anti-capitalist message that made the film a global hit.

Instead of multiple buildings exploding, as in the original ending, the authorities win in the censored version.

Top Gun: Maverick has not yet been released in China.

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