Apparently there’s an American remake of the French classic, Le Dîner de cons coming out starring Steve Carell and Paul Rudd called Dinner for Schmucks. According to Jamal, it’s been censored for offending the Church’s oh-so-delicate sensibilities (h/t Miss Tee):
There were a couple of scenes that were obscenely cut from the movie which opened yesterday in Beirut. It turns out that depicting Jesus and his apostles as a dead rodents for a small paying audience is a threat to national security. This at the same time that live rats continue to be streamed daily right into everyone’s living room free of charge.
Censorship in Lebanon, of course, is unfortunately nothing new. I’m not sure what the movie looks like without the “mousterpieces” created by Jim Carell, because the last supper of mice is important enough to be in the trailer: