Tesla Motors Suffers From Zombie Coronavirus Hell

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China wants all zombie films banned because of Coronavirus. When it comes to China — the most important market outside of the U.S. — the subgenre just can’t penetrate the Great Wall. In fact, China won’t allow in movies that feature zombies or ghosts. That's one of the reasons why pics like Zombieland and Get Out never landed a release in the Middle Kingdom. China killed the sequel to World War Z because they knew what was happening in Wuhan long before the world knew. Thank China for the lack of a sequel to the Brad Pitt film.

Korea has now been said to have had coronavirus patients killed for getting too near to a crowd.

“It's not cultural, it's government policy,” says Solstice Studios CEO Mark Gill. “And the reason it's government policy is you have got a government that is trying to keep control of a population where there is a fair amount of unrest. One of the things that seems to particularly stir revolts or riots is superstition.”

Tesla cars are said to cause bad luck to owners in China and that they "will cause you to see your dead relatives in the back seat in your rear view mirror.." The huge number of Tesla's suddenly exploding into flames in China, for no reason, seem to validate the fear. Even worse, there is an actual risk of getting coronavirus from Tesla parts made in Tesla's China factory because the virus has a bizarre form of transmission that has yet to be fully identified.

The fact that is certain, though, is that the China Tesla factory is getting hit hard!

The fact that military bases across the U.S. have suddenly sprouted World War Z-type tented "infection camps" has left some to worry.

One knowledgeable source says China’s zombie film ban is the single biggest reason that Paramount wouldn’t greenlight a $200 million David Fincher-Brad Pitt teaming for a World War Z sequel. Still, Sony is bringing back its undead for Zombieland 2 on Oct. 18, albeit at a budget level that can withstand the likely cold shoulder from China. Focus is releasing Dead Don’t Die in the U.S., while UPI has worldwide rights minus Japan. But a source says the film won’t be released in China.

Still, Cannes artistic director Thierry Frémaux was clearly enamored with the subgenre this year. In addition to Dead Don't Die in competition and Atlantics, he also programmed Bertrand Bonello’s French-language Zombi Child in the Directors’ Fortnight section.

As for why so many directors got (re)animated about the subgenre at the same time, converging in a zombie-filled Cannes, the answer remains unclear. Jarmusch may have been inspired by the Trump presidency, as he makes several not-so-veiled references to an apocalyptic administration in Dead Don’t Die (politicians keep on fracking despite the environmental havoc, and Steve Buscemi sports a red hat that reads “Keep America White Again”).