‘Beauty and the Beast’ postponed in Malaysia
14 March 2017 | 2:58 pm
Malaysians express disappointment after the release of the film "Beauty and the Beast", which was cleared by censors after a "gay moment" was cut, is postponed by major cinema chains due to "unforeseen circumstances".
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