A source from the Lebanese Security Ministry told the Daily Star that the movie will probably not be allowed to be shown because it falls within the guidelines of the Economy Ministry's blacklist. In addition to the main character in the film being Israeli, one of the film's producers also is Israeli.
The pan-Arab body maintains a regional boycott of Israel, and blacklisted Spielberg after he donated $1 million to Israel during its destructive 2006 war with Lebanon. The ban still needs to be signed by Interior Minister Nouhad Machnouk, but that's just considered a formality. Jungle, starring Daniel Radcliffe, was also banned previous year, two weeks after its release, due to the social-media buzz surrounding the survival thriller, which features an Israeli protagonist. It seems that anything remotely connected to Israel can get banned in Lebanon.
Lebanon's censorship board had made the decision to ban the film based on a "boycott Israel" list, which Spielberg appears on since he shot some scenes from the 1993 film "Schindler's List" in Jerusalem, the Hollywood Reporter reported Sunday, citing a source involved with the movie's global rollout. Most of Spielberg's subsequent films have, however, been shown in Lebanon without problems - except that his name was blacked out from the poster advertising The Adventures of Tintin. Spielberg, however, is not an Israeli citizen, nor is he affiliated in any official way with the Jewish state.
Parts of Lebanon were occupied by Israeli troops for 22 years, and thousands of Lebanese were killed in Israeli attacks on the country, explaining why ties to Israel are so sensitive. "The Insult" has was released in Lebanon by Italia Film.
The film has been refused a release because it breaches a boycott Israel directive maintained by the Lebanese government.
Steven Caple will direct the sequel, which is set to begin shooting in March in Philadelphia toward a November 21 release date. Sylvester Stallone finally found the ideal person to take over the role of Ivan Drago's son in the upcoming film " Creed 2 ".
Widespread heavy snow is forecast for the Borders throughout tomorrow, with more likely to follow the day after. Today's snow warning has been raised to amber by the Met Office , with up to 10cm falling at low levels.
Moreover, Trump is taking Propecia for male-pattern hair loss; and Ambien to relieve temporary sleeplessness. Undergoing a physical is voluntary, and Trump can pick and choose what the public learns about his health.
The 2,460-meter Mount Mayon is a tourist attraction in the province of Albay because of its near-perfect cone shape. Quoting local authorities, the report said the provincial government has about P98 million in calamity funds.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department is now investigating the incident and took a report on Saturday for sexual battery. Seal denies the claims where his rep says " he intends to vigorously defend himself against these false allegations ".
Its catalog spans from big franchises like Star Wars and Marvel to more niche titles such as The Golden Girls . Regardless, I'd rather have a longer movie so I can understand everything instead of one where I felt rushed.
Jackson said, Trump "is more enthusiastic about the diet part than the exercise part but we're going to do both". Jackson also said he plans to up the president's dosage of a medication meant to lower his cholesterol.
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker echoed his sentiment, saying they hoped London would reconsider. However, the party has so far refused to back calls for another referendum. "The whole story is a scam".
Others took the opportunity to criticize USA Gymnastics for allowing the abuse to continue in a culture that prioritized silence. Gymnastics team doctor, is due for sentencing on Tuesday in a MI courthouse following a sexual abuse trial.
Embassy in Pretoria said on Friday that the U.S. commitment to Africa's "continued growth and success is unwavering". Republican Senators Tom Cotton of Arkansas and David Perdue of Georgia appeared on political talk shows on Sunday.
And how does one weed out the numerous public figures who are using Facebook for PR without creating marketing-focused "pages"? Facebook is losing its users to other social media websites and applications like Instagram, Snapchat and even Twitter.
In the affidavit, Woodward said he waited for an hour for Bernstein to return to the auto and then tried to reach him on Snapchat. He's now behind bars on suspicion of involvement in Blaze's death, though no formal charges have been made yet.
Indeed, according to Google , less than one percent of Project Fi subscribers use more than 15GB of data in a given month. With Bill Protection, Project Fi is once again competitive with major carriers, but there are still a few downsides.
By opting for the Echo Spot , you'll save £80 and get, frankly, what is an aesthetically more pleasing device than the Echo Show . It also provides that essential loop into your Alexaverse, so is fully capable of all the Alexa commands and controls you expect.
Nielsen said this comment from Trump was a actually a question about countries "underrepresented" by the USA immigration policy. Look on the bright side: It's an excuse for CNN to say "sh*thole" on the air 195 more times .
Multiple agencies then began "actively looking for the suspect" and issued emergency alerts to area residents, Faris said. It started after 10 p.m. when deputies were called to a home on Ferrier Lane, near York, for a domestic situation.
South Korea had also previously proposed that athletes from the two countries march together at the Games' opening ceremony. The Associated Press recently reported sliders from the two Koreas may share a four-man sled at next month's games.
A 23-year-old Vancouver resident involved directly in the shooting died of his injuries in hospital, Vancouver Police said. VPD has at least 50 officers investigating this shooting, and is committed to solving this case.
Now that they Trump Administration is cracking down on illegal immigrants, he was ordered to be deported back to Mexico. - 39-year-old husband and father of two Jorge Garcia was deported from his home in Detroit, MI.