Sticking to his skeptical guns and never anybody's stooge, Oliver Stone will make a five-minute film to promote the city of Beijing in advance of the 2008 Olympics there. From Reuters:

The five-minute film would form a "promotional video for cultural exchange between Beijing and the world" and be shown on television, in cinemas and on aircraft in China and abroad, the organizers said in a statement.

"Today, many peoples of the world can live in harmony, and China plays an important role," Stone told the Beijing News.


Way to dig in to that human-rights record, Stone.