4. Haters are Trying To Sabotage the Movie’s Rotten Tomatoes Score
Earlier this month, an “alt-right” Facebook group called “Down With Disney’s Treatment of Franchises and its Fanboys” announced its plans to sabotage the Rotten Tomatoes audience score for Black Panther before its release. The group also claimed responsibility for the relatively low audience score that Star Wars: The Last Jedi received in December and announced plans to do the same thing to the upcoming Solo: A Star Wars Story. Using some pretty offensive language, the moderator of the Facebook page told HuffPost that he was upset by the increasing diversity of Star Wars franchise.
The campaign, which has been widely condemned, doesn’t seem to have harmed the film all that much. Facebook removed the group a few days after their campaign was announced. For his part, director Ryan Coogler says he’s not worried about the trolls.
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