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Chinese scenic spot plans to sue over ‘Transformers’

In this Monday June 23, 2014 photo, Chinese fans wait to see movie stars during the premiere of movie "Transformers: Age of Extinction" at a theatre in Beijing, China. AP FILE PHOTO

A company that operates a scenic landscape area in southwest China which features in the latest “Transformers” movie says it will sue its producers for breach of contract.

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‘Transformers’ could earn record China box office

In this June 23, 2014 file photo, director Michael Bay, center, gestures to fans as he attends the premiere of movie "Transformers: Age of Extinction" at a theatre in Beijing, China. AP

The latest “Transformers” movie, which features Chinese locations, actors and products, has so far earned almost as much in China as in the United States, driven by a record number of screenings for a foreign movie.

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Chinese company demands edits to ‘Transformers’

A child stands on a barricade fence looks at a replica model of Transformers character Bumblebee on display in front of Qianmen Gate, as part of a promotion of the movie "Transformers: Age of Extinction" in Beijing, China Saturday, June 21, 2014. 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. The company owns the Pangu Plaza, a dragon-shaped hotel, office and mall complex that stretches the length of half a dozen football fields and is featured in “Transformers: Age of Extinction,” the latest installment of the hit franchise. AP

A Chinese company says it has terminated cooperation with the new “Transformers” movie and wants Paramount Pictures to make edits to the blockbuster film.

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Brad Pitt breaks the ice with China visit after Tibet row

May 8, 2014 file photo, actors Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie arrive for the "Maleficent" exhibit in Kensington Gardens, London. The exhibit showcases some of the costumes and props from the film "Maleficent," before they go on display to the public at the O2 in London. The film releases in theaters in the U.S. on May 30, 2014. AP FILE PHOTO

Movie star Brad Pitt is visiting China with his partner, actress Angelina Jolie, effectively ending an unspoken ban after he angered communist authorities by appearing in the 1997 film “Seven Years in Tibet”.

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‘Noah’ film denied release in China, after Muslim bans

JENNIFER Connelly (left) and Russell Crowe in the Darren Aronofsky film “Noah”

Chinese authorities have refused to allow the release there of biblical epic “Noah,” starring Russell Crowe, which has already been banned in a string of Muslim countries, a source said.

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