Thursday 18 December 2014

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

Published 29/07/2014 | 10:32

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

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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