Magazine article Screen International

Quentin Tarantino Reportedly Refuses to Recut 'Once upon A Time… in Hollywood' after China Halts Release

Magazine article Screen International

Quentin Tarantino Reportedly Refuses to Recut 'Once upon A Time… in Hollywood' after China Halts Release

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Film had been scheduled for release on October 25.

Quentin Tarantino has reportedly refused to recut Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood after Chinese authorities postponed the release of what would have been his first film to screen in the territory.

The filmmaker’s ninth solo feature had been scheduled for release on October 25. Sources in Hollywood suggested violent content may have been a factor, however trade reports also touted the idea that Shannon Lee, daughter to the late Bruce Lee, may have intervened.

The reports say Lee and her family were unhappy with the depiction of the martial arts legend in Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood and appealed to China’s National Film Administration to change the on-screen portrayal. …

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