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“Monster Hunter”: Diablos prints a new promotional image for the adaptation; Check out!

Sony Pictures has released a new promotional image for the ‘Monster Hunter’ adaptation, starring Milla Jovovich, which brings the size comparison between the creature known as the Diablos and the Hunters.

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The feature will not arrive in Brazilian cinemas until the end of this month, but it is already showing in international markets, including in China (one of the biggest in the film circuit). However, the film does not seem to appeal to audiences due to a racist joke against the Chinese people that led distributors to cancel showings.

According to Twitter profile @ gavinfeng97, “All opening hours for the feature film are canceled. Exhibitors received notifications at midnight yesterday without much specific reason. However, the industry believes this is due to a racist joke about the Chinese after viewers took to Twitter to report it.

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Outage: All Monster Hunter sessions are canceled in China. Theater exhibitors received a midnight notification for no clear reason, but the industry believes it was because a racist Chinese joke after audiences reflected on social media.

– Gavin (@ gavinfeng97) December 4, 2020

The information also indicates that if new copies of the film are made, it may be re-released.

According to the notification received by exhibitors from theaters, Monster Hunter may continue to air in China as long as new copies are completed.

– Gavin (@ gavinfeng97) December 4, 2020

The scene in question involves the character of Tony Jaa. Then someone asks him: “What kind of knees are these?”; behold, Jaa replies “Chinese”, alluding to an offensive rhyme “Chinese, Japanese, dirty knees, look at that?”]

The children’s song is actually sung by English speakers who, during World War II, used the verses to make fun of children of Asian descent. In fact, according to the book “ Colors of Excellence: Hiring and Keeping Teachers of Color in Independent Schools, ” several Chinese-Americans recall suffering bad games with rhyme, making a stereotypical allusion that Eastern communities were not clean.

See the scene in question:

Excellent writing in the movie Monster Hunter… pic.twitter.com/jTRnKOClCi

– Daniel Ahmad (@ZhugeEX) December 4, 2020

The film will be released in national theaters on December 31.

Directed by Paul WS Anderson, the production budget was approximately US $ 60 million.

Along with our world, there is another: a world of powerful and dangerous monsters who control their territories with deadly ferocity. When Lieutenant Artemis (Milla Jovovich) and her elite squadron are transported through a portal that connects the two worlds, they will be faced with the most shocking experience of their lives. In her desperate attempt to return home, the brave lieutenant meets a mysterious hunter (Tony Jaa), whose unique skills have enabled her to survive in this hostile land. Faced with the relentless and terrifying attacks of the monsters, the two warriors unite to fight against them and find a way home.

The cast also includes Tony Jaa, TI Harris, Meagan Good, Diego Boneta, Josh Helman, and Ron Perlman.

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