United States.- The “Lightyear” movie is causing controversy around the world, and it still hasn’t been released. It transpired that, after launching the official trailer, the tape was already censored in 14 Eastern countries.
These days it spread like wildfire that the new installment of Disney Y pixar It was already banned in nations like Egypt and Indonesia, as they consider the content unsuitable for their citizens.
So far there are already 14 countries that have restricted the arrival of “Lightyear” to theaters in their nations, such as United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Malaysia, Indonesia, Jordan Y Lebanonamong many others.
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As to Chinait was reported that he asked Disney to remove the scene of the lesbian kiss between the characters, only then could it be projected in theaters in his country, a request that was declined by the company of the famous little mouse.
The reason for the rejection of all these countries is that a lesbian kiss appears between Alishaexplorer, and her partner, and as has happened with previous films, this film was already banned by the oppressive countries of the community LGBTQ+due to their beliefs and customs.
For his part, the director of Lightyear, Angus McLane, assured: “We have had the full support of the study”; Similarly galyn sumanproducer of the film, commented that “They insisted on it, but Disney believed that the film should only be distributed in the way it was conceived”, during an interview for Europa Press
The Hollywood heartthrob was selected by Disney and Pixar to do the voice of Buzz Lightyear in this film, who was questioned at a press conference about the banning of the film in so many countries, only for including a small scene of a couple of characters that belong to the LGBTIQ+ community.
“I think it’s wonderful. And you know, I’ve been asked this question several times. It’s amazing and it makes me happy, but it’s hard not to feel a little frustrated that this is a topic of discussion, that ‘Lightyear’ is in the news for this reason. The goal is to get to a point where it’s the norm and doesn’t have to feel weird. Over time it has to become clear that this is simply the case. Fair representation is how we make movies,” he stated.
While the news agency Reuters made it known to that “the anti-gay critics of ‘Lightyear’ can go away. Honestly, these people are idiots. There will always be people who are afraid and cling to what was before. But those people die like dinosaurs. I think the goal is to not pay attention to them, to move forward and embrace the growth that makes us human.”
The “Lightyear” movie opens this Thursday, June 16, 2022 in all movie theaters in Mexico. In addition, it is expected that in a period of 35 to 45 days it will arrive on the Disney + platform.