2 weeks China bars media coverage of Disney’s ‘Mulan’ after Xinjiang backlash—sources Inquirer
BEIJING---Chinese authorities have told major media outlets not to cover Walt Disney Co's release of "Mulan," in an order issued after controversy erupted overseas over the film's links with the Xinjiang region, four people familiar with matter told Reuters. Set to open in local theaters on Friday, Disney had high hopes for Mulan in China, but starving it of publicity in the country's strictly censored media would be another blow to the $200 million production. Starring big-name Chinese actors - Jet Li, Gong Li, Donnie Yen and Liu Yifei - and based on a Chinese folk story, Mulan was tailored ... more