A 21-foot tall model of the Transformers character Optimus Prime is displayed on the red carpet before the world premiere of the film "Transformers: Age of Extinction" in Hong Kong June 19, 2014. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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BEIJING:A Beijing property developer said Saturday it has terminated cooperation with the new "Transformers" movie, wants Paramount Pictures to make edits to it and is asking China to suspend screenings of the blockbuster film.It said it has also asked the Chinese government's film regulator to suspend or stop screenings of the movie, which is due to open in Chinese cinemas June 27 .The Pangu statement, however, did not say whether Paramount was aware that its Chinese partners were making such promises.Paramount did not immediately respond to an emailed request for comment while calls to the Chinese partners named in Pangu's statement -- Jiaflix China and the Beijing Chengxin Shengshi Sports Culture Development Company Ltd. -- rang unanswered.
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