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WOW: Universal scraps movie 'The Hunt', about liberal elites hunting 'deplorables', following backlash

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President Trump tweeted about the film on Friday. On Saturday, the movie studio canned it.

(Image source: Universal Pictures )

Universal Pictures is officially cancelling the theatrical release for the film The Hunt, it was reported on Saturday, following the uproar and backlash over the storyline in which apparent liberal elites hunt "deplorables", Most Dangerous Game-style.

"Nothing better than going out to the Manor and slaughtering a dozen deplorables," says one character in the film's trailer, ads for which were pulled earlier this week.

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