Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) is proposing to cut all federal funding to Hollywood movie studios that allow China to censor their movies.
Cruz called China “the single most dangerous geopolitical threat” to the world on Thursday during a floor speech about the legislation.
When studios change their scripts and plots to be in line with what China accepts, the bottom line is that China gains the power “to shape what Americans see, hear, and ultimately think,” Cruz said.
China has gained power over the content of American movies because of it’s large market share, which has made it dependent on the Communist nation.
Cruz said his SCRIPT Act would be a “wake up call for Hollywood.”
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