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Brad Pitt is expected to promote the upcoming film ‘Allied’ and break a 20-year absence from mainland China, an unspoken ban initiated after he starred in ‘Seven Years in Tibet’

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ress tours in China have become more common in recent years, though their efficacy at boosting box office numbers is unclear. Pitt accompanied his then-wife Angelina Jolie on a press circuit through China in 2014, but this will mark the first time he has come to promote one of his own films.
6 months ago
Lucas Niewenhuis
By Lucas Niewenhuis
Lucas Niewenhuis is an associate editor at SupChina who helps curate daily news and produce the company's newsletter, app, and website content. Previously, Lucas researched China-Africa relations at the Social Science Research Council and interned at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York. He has studied Chinese language and culture in Shanghai and Beijing, and is a graduate of the University of Michigan.
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