China release looking unlikely for Suicide Squad

With Suicide Squad reportedly needing to make a whopping $750 – $800 million in order to break even for Warner Bros., it looks like it will have to try and so so without the world’s second-biggest movie market, as THR is reporting that the DC supervillain team-up is unlikely to receive approval for a release in China.

As yet, the film is yet to receive a release date from China Film Group, the state-backed distributor responsible for handling the import of all foreign films, with a source stating that: “They think this is not a good film to release in China.”

See Also: Read our review of Suicide Squad here

Warner Bros. had been hopeful that a PG-13 rating and a change of title to Special Task Force X might be enough to convince the censors to allow the film a release, but it now seems “increasingly unlikely”.

Should Suicide Squad be rejected,
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