The Chinese is putting a limit on how much pay its movie stars get. The government says that actors getting very salaries is bad for . Authorities say a lot of try to avoid paying and their love of money is harmful. Government officials said they want to stop "money worship" in and in the movie industry because money is not the most important thing in . The government also wants to try and stop a culture from developing. It says many young people are "blindly chasing celebrities" and turning them into heroes, which is giving people a idea about what life is really like. The government said movies should benefit society, not movie star accounts.
The government has issued a of rules that tell movie production companies how to pay movie stars. The salaries of actors will be capped at 40 per cent of the cost of the movie. Furthermore, leading actors will receive no than 70 per cent of the total wages for the entire . Many Chinese citizens said they support the new rules. They say it is not good for society that "" actors and celebrities are "showing off" their and "Hollywood lifestyles". One Chinese citizen wrote on media: "Society has given them too much and they give nothing back. They do not teach people about the value and importance of humility and in China."