'Deadpool' Denied Release in China Due to Graphic Violence

THR: Fanboys worldwide are agog with anticipation for the upcoming release of Fox's R-rated 'anti-superhero' movie Deadpool — it got the most rousing reception of any title previewed at Comic Con last year — but China's censors have taken a far less enthusiastic view of the film.

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Soldierone1129d ago

Probably has less to do with violence and more along the lines of it being rated R. If I'm not mistaken, most R rated movies are instantly banned or censored heavily for release there.

All they really need to do is take out some of the blood splatter and maybe cut away earlier. Rather stupid, but that's the Chinese government censorship for you.