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The filmmakers behind the long-delayed ‘Red Dawn’ remake have decided to switch the villains from Chinese to North Korean, in an effort to increase the film’s box office potential in China.
Originally posted by TrowaBarton
I think it boils down to two simple things.
1. N.Korea has a more recognizable figure head Kim Jong-Il. I mean sadly if most Americans were asked they'd probably tell you that Mao was still in charge of China.
2. We really do not want to piss of China right now all things considered