It’s simple. Follow the money. Trump is for America First. Hollywood is against Trump because its markets are largely against Trump. Hollywood is not American, it’s cosmopolitan.
While the American film market continues to experience relatively tepid growth, its equivalent markets in places like China, Brazil, and the Middle East are exploding. As a result, the trends in Hollywood filmmaking/moneymaking will be increasingly tied to the tastes of foreign audiences. That makes sense, but what exactly are those tastes?
Source: All the World’s a Stage: How International Box Office Is Changing the American Blockbuster Economy «