Posted Wednesday, April 23, 2008 10:45 AM | Contributed by Jeff
As the ink dries on the billion-dollar deals in the United Arab Emirates, movie studios are grappling with ways to make their signature characters and amusement parks fly in the conservative Muslim region. Politically sensitive characters such as Captain America could be left at home. Prayer rooms will join the list of accommodations, and menus will likely feature falafel and humus alongside pizza and hot dogs.
Read more from The Jerusalem Post.
[Ed. note: Warning... they quote Paul Ruben, who I wouldn't consider an expert on the industry, let alone global cultural issues. -J]
Captain America taking up residence in ANY country other than the good 'ol You-Ess-of Ay would be politically offensive.
Chuck Norris on the other hand... ;)
Then again, probably ought to consder that these parks may not be operating to turn a profit - just to exist.
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