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Sci-Fi Comedy Seeks to Distance Itself From Trayvon Martin Case [Movies]

Fox's summer sci-fi comedy Neighborhood Watch has been renamed The Watch, after concerns that the film would remind people of the Trayvon Martin case. And it's tough to blame them: the original poster featured a "Neighborhood Watch" sign complete with a shadowy figure and bullet holes. Trayvon Martin was shot by real-life Neighborhood Watch volunteer George Zimmerman, currently facing charges of second-degree murder.
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Fox pulls 'Neighborhood Watch' movie ads due to Trayvon Martin case

News : Field Notes (3 years ago)

Twentieth Century Fox movie studio on Tuesday said it is removing posters and a promotional trailer for its summer comedy "Neighborhood Watch" from theaters in Florida following the death of teenager Trayvon Martin. "We are very sen... Read Post

Neighborhood Watch's Poorly Timed Promotional Teaser Reminds Us Of Trayvon Martin Murder

Pop Culture / Celebrity : Perez Hilton (3 years ago)

Well this just sucks. Due to the tragic Trayvon Martin shooting by a civillian who wasn’t even part of a Neighborhood Watch program, Twentieth Century Fox has decided to pull all current promotional trailers/posters of their upcomin... Read Post

'Neighborhood Watch' studio: Film has no relation to Trayvon case

Entertainment : The Marquee Blog (3 years ago)

Twentieth Century Fox's sci-fi comedy "Neighborhood Watch" was set to release this year long before Sanford, Florida neighborhood watch member George Zimmerman shot and killed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in what Zimmerman says was se... Read Post


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