Constantin Film issues apology for offensive joke in Monster Hunter movie

Over the weekend, it was revealed that director Paul W.S. Anderson and star Milla Jovovich’s newest online game adaptation Monster Hunter was being pulled from native theatres in China following backlash to a joke that was deemed racist by audiences.

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Now, per Deadline, Monster Hunter’s producer Constantin Movie has issued an apology concerning the offensive joke and said that the road shall be faraway from the film.

Constantin says it “sincerely apologizes to Chinese language audiences for a line of dialogue contained in an early scene of Monster Hunter. There was completely no intent to discriminate, insult or in any other case offend anybody of Chinese language heritage. Constantin Movie has listened to the considerations expressed by Chinese language audiences and eliminated the road that has led to this inadvertent misunderstanding.”

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Regardless of the apology, there’s a likelihood that the injury might have already been finished particularly since Capcom’s beloved online game title Monster Hunter: World has been closely review-bombed in response to the offensive joke.

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“Behind our world, there’s one other: a world of harmful and highly effective monsters that rule their area with lethal ferocity. When an sudden sandstorm transports Lt. Artemis (Milla Jovovich) and her unit (TI Harris, Meagan Good, Diego Boneta) to a brand new world, the troopers are shocked to find that this hostile and unknown setting is dwelling to monumental and terrifying monsters resistant to their firepower. Of their determined battle for survival, the unit encounters the mysterious Hunter (Tony Jaa), whose distinctive expertise enable him to remain one step forward of the highly effective creatures. As Artemis and Hunter slowly construct belief, she discovers that he’s a part of a group led by the Admiral (Ron Perlman). Going through a hazard so nice it might threaten to destroy their world, the courageous warriors mix their distinctive skills to band collectively for the last word showdown.”

Monster Hunter sees Paul W.S. Anderson directing a forged that features Milla Jovovich (Resident Evil), Meagan Good (Suppose Like a Man), Tip ‘T.I.’ Harris (Ant-Man and the Wasp), Tony Jaa (Ong-Bak), Ron Perlman (Sons of Anarchy) and Diego Boneta (Scream Queens).

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