Bad Timing For A Comedy Called ‘neighborhood Watch’

Neighborhood Watch

Twentieth Century Fox is changing its marketing strategy for the film “Neighborhood Watch” in the wake of the killing of a teenager by a community watch participant.

Senh: I'm thinking it might be better to just shelf it until the Trayvon Martin shooting has been thoroughly investigated and resolved.

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