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Chinese Offended By Kung Fu Panda

August 12, 2008

A famous Chinese artist is suing Steven Spielberg’s Dreamworks over the Angelina Jolie movie Kung Fu Panda, which has been labeled insulting and a mockery of Chinese culture.

Director Steven Spielberg previously denounced the Chinese government in a well publicized rant, for which he was slammed click here.

CHINESE ARTIST SUES OVER KUNG FU PANDA

A high profile Chinese performance artist is suing movie bosses for allegedly “insulting” the country’s national symbol in new animated film KUNG FU PANDA.

Zhao Bandi has launched legal action against Dreamworks – the studio behind the movie – for apparently depicting the panda in a negative light and making a mockery of Chinese heritage.

Bandi previously called on people in China to boycott the picture amid fears it could be seen as offensive. And now he has filed papers in Beijing, demanding an apology from the filmmakers.

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