Beijing Pangushi Investment Co. Ltd., in a statement dated
June 18, said it terminated its contract with Paramount, a unit
of Viacom Inc, and that any images featuring the company's
building should be deleted from the film or its marketing
The movie, the fourth installment in the blockbuster
"Transformers" series, is set for worldwide release on June 27.
A Paramount spokesman said on Friday that Pangu Plaza, owned by
the Beijing investment firm, has a "prominent placement in
Transformers 4 and it looks beautiful on screen."
"We regret that Pangu is not currently satisfied with certain
aspects of our collaboration and are working to resolve its
concerns," the spokesman said.
(Reporting by Lisa Richwine; Editing by David Gregorio)
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