(N.B. - I apologize in advance for my bad Mandarin, but I had to guess at the Chinese word for "wolverine"...)
You can see why; the old Commies just ain't what they were, sure, and China...well, China is the Holy Grail of marketing. You can't make bank on selling Western movies to Chinese audiences when they are the baddies.
I tried to see them using some sort of Arab terrists but couldn't get past the whole "Successfully crossing an entire ocean full of U.S. carrier battle groups with civilian freighters loaded with a gajillion Al Qaeda tanks n' shit" concept.
I gotta admit, though; NORKs?
I didn't see that one coming.
But what I could, and did, see coming was this shit:
Add to that the bone-stupid racism of the 2012 version AND a critical mass of the dummies who want to see it?
Jesus H. Roosevelt Christ.
We don't have enough race problems with the mouth-breathing goobers and Republicans (but I repeat myself...) in the U.S. we need this?
Maybe the Bible-beaters are right; maybe we are living in the End of Times.