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Netflix rejects criticism of ‘Game Of Thrones’ bosses’ new TV show

Netflix has hit again at criticism levelled at a brand new TV collection helmed by Game Of Thrones showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss.

The streaming large’s Vice President of International Public Coverage Dean Garfield responded to a letter despatched by a number of US Senators earlier this month who’re involved about its choice to adapt The Three-Physique Drawback, the work of Chinese language creator Liu Cixin.

Liu made feedback in The New Yorker final 12 months through which he appeared to help the Chinese language goverthemodernhealthcarent’s interthemodernhealthcarent camps the place Uyghur Muslims and different Muslim minorities are being held.

The journal’s Jiayang Fan requested Liu about camps in Xinjiang province in northern China, detailing that Liu “trotted out the acquainted arguments of goverthemodernhealthcarent-controlled media: ‘Would you relatively that they be hacking away at our bodies at practice stations and colleges in terrorist assaults? If something, the goverthemodernhealthcarent helps their economic system and attempting to elevate them out of poverty… In the event you had been to loosen up the nation a bit, the implications can be terrifying.’”

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The 5 GOP Senators requested if senior executives at Netflix had been conscious of the statements made by Liu earlier than they made a deal to adapt his work. In addition they urged Netflix “to noticeably rethink the implications of offering a platform to Mr. Liu in producing [the project]”.

Garfield hit again firmly, writing in a Q&A response to the letter: “We don’t agree along with his feedback, that are solely unrelated to his ebook or this Netflix present.”

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And as for being accused by the Senators of “normalising” the Chinese language goverthemodernhealthcarent’s incarceration of greater than 1 million Uyghur Muslims by making a collection out of Liu’s award-winning books, Garfield politely reminded the legislators that “Netflix doesn’t function a service in China”

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You’ll be able to learn Garfield’s full response through Deadline here.

The Three-Physique Drawback is a part of Benioff and Weiss’ $300million (£233million) total take care of Netflix. Rosamund Pike, Brad Pitt’s manufacturing firm Plan B, and Star Wars: The Last Jedi director Rian Johnson are reportedly being linked to the venture.

Alexander Woo, co-creator of AMC’s The Terror: Infamy, will write and government produce the collection.

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