The Hangover Part II Theatrical Trailer Pulled

Movies  |  News
Text
<em>The Hangover Part II</em> Theatrical Trailer Pulled

A theatrical trailer for The Hangover Part II has been removed from theaters.

Warner Bros. pulled the trailer after being asked by the Motion Picture Association of America. The group ensures that movie advertising is run in accordance with the ratings systems, and the video had not been yet evaluated.

“In our haste to meet the placement schedule for this trailer, we failed to properly vet the final version with the MPAA. We acted immediately to correct the mistake and removed the trailer from screens,” Warner Bros. said in a statement.

The studio did not comment on what would be changed, but sources said a clip depicting a monkey sucking on a bottle placed under an old man’s sarong would most likely be removed.

The trailer first appeared in theaters last Friday in front of Source Code. The revised trailer will debut on April 15, in front of Scream 4. The film is scheduled for theatrical release on May 26.

Sign up for the Paste newsletter Get our daily summary of the day's top articles and new items. Sign Up Thank you! Your email address has been added to our list. You will begin receiving our newsletter within 48 hours.

Paste Magazine example 1 Paste Magazine example 2 Paste Magazine example 3