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Netflix faces call to rethink Liu Cixin adaptation after his Uighur comments

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

Five US senators have written to question plans to adapt The Three-Body Problem after its author voiced support for China's mass internments in Xinjiang
Five Republican US senators have asked Netflix to reconsider its plans to adapt the bestselling Chinese author Liu Cixin's book The Three-Body Problem , citing Liu's comments in support of the Chinese government's treatment of Uighur Muslims. In a letter to Netflix , the senators said they had “significant concerns with Netflix's decision to do business with an individual who is parroting dangerous CCP propaganda”. The letter cites Liu's...
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US government ‘urges Netflix to cancel series from Game of Thrones bosses over China's treatment of Uighur Muslims'

US government ‘urges Netflix to cancel series from Game of Thrones bosses over China's treatment of Uighur Muslims'

1 month ago   |   By Metro

Republican US senators have urged Netflix to reconsider their adaptation of The Three-Body Problem
A number of Republication US senators have urged Netflix to reconsider their plans to adapt the science fiction novels The Three-Body Problem into a series, as they claim the author has defended the Chinese government's treatment of Uighur Muslims.
It was confirmed earlier this month that the books - written by Chinese author Liu Cixin - were to be turned into an original show for the streaming service , led by DB Weiss and David Benioff, the creators of Game Of Thrones .
Five senators have...
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