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Monday 15 September 2014

'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' poster causes 9/11 controversy in Australia

Published 29/07/2014 | 10:32

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Paramount Pictures Australia have provoked backlash on Twitter after posting a new promotional poster for the upcoming movie 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles'.

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The Michael Bay film is due for release on September 11th and Paramount posted an image depicting the titular turtles falling from a burning skyscraper.

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The film will not release in the US on 9/11 but rather a month earlier on August 8.

However, Paramount Pictures Australia tweet provoked reactions ranging from disbelief to anger on the social network.

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