Fight Club author Chuck Palahniuk weighs in on the film’s censored Chinese ending

The 1999 cult classic was recently released on China’s biggest streamer with a very different finale.

There’s one person who doesn’t seem too fussed by the new censored Chinese ending to the 1999 film Fight Club — and that’s author Chuck Palahniuk.

“The irony is that the way the Chinese have changed it is they’ve aligned the ending almost exactly with the ending of the book, as opposed to Fincher’s ending, which was the more spectacular visual ending,” he said. “So in a way, the Chinese brought the movie back to the book a little bit.”

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