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'Top Gun' appears to bow to China's communist party by changing Maverick's jacket

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

The sequel to "Top Gun" appears to have bowed to China's powerful Communist party by changing the jacket of its titular character, Maverick, played by Tom Cruise.
China is known for fiercely protesting and threatening any company that even hints at Taiwan's sovereignty, and Maverick's jacket in the original movie has a Taiwanese flag.
But the sequel has a new patch that removes the Taiwanese flag and even the Japanese one on a navy patch on his jacket.
China heavily censors foreign films and television and is increasingly catered to by filmmakers as it's set to displace the US as the top...
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