Chinese Cinema Turns Thor 2 into a Steamy Bromance

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There are going to be some disappointed moviegoers in Shanghai, that's for sure.

As noted by Kotaku reader Mox Factor, the Shanghai Bona Insun International Cineplex accidentally (accidentally?) used a fan-made Photoshop image for a Thor 2 promotional image in the theater. A Chinese micro-blogger originally uploaded the image.

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Below, you can see the original fan creation:

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Here, it is compared to an actual Thor 2 poster:

Illustration for article titled Chinese Cinema Turns emThor 2/em into a Steamy Bromance

The Thor and Loki Photoshop isn't being accidentally (accidentally?) used in other cinemas in China. As Chinese movie site MTime points out, the actual poster (below) is similar to its international version.

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Thor 2 opens in China on November 8. If you bought your ticket based on the Shanghai Bona Insun display, you're in store for a very different film.

"雷神2"全球席卷1.3亿 上海基情海报引外媒关注 [MTime]

《雷神2》基情海报引关注 外媒大呼用得好 [QQ]

雷神兄弟被PS成恋人 锤哥抖森狂点赞[Sina]

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