Jackson Yee, one of China’s most famous young celebrities, took a job at a government-run theatre. Photo: SCMP
Jackson Yee, one of China’s most famous young celebrities, took a job at a government-run theatre. Photo: SCMP

Popular film star takes public theatre job, sparking privilege debate and highlighting bleak outlook for China movie industry amid Covid-19

  • Besides Jackson Yee, two other stars, Hu Xianxu and Luo Yizhou, were also hired by the National Theatre of China
  • Initial understanding transformed into worries that their star power gave them an advantage over less famous applicants

Jackson Yee, one of China’s most famous young celebrities, took a job at a government-run theatre. Photo: SCMP
Jackson Yee, one of China’s most famous young celebrities, took a job at a government-run theatre. Photo: SCMP
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