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PETA Outraged Over Animal Abuse on Matthew Morrison Film Set, Demands Scene Be Cut

An anonymous "Crazy Alien" crew member said a caged German Shepherd was repeatedly hurled into a cold river.

Director Ning Hao attends the press conference for "Breakup Buddies" on day 4 of the Toronto International Film Festival at the TIFF Bell Lightbox, in Toronto2014 TIFF - "Breakup Buddies" Press Conference, Toronto, Canada

“Crazy Alien” director Ning Hao at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival

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UPDATED (March 18): The “Crazy Alien” production team released the following statement in response to the controversy:

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is demanding that a scene be cut from an upcoming film starring Matthew Morrison (“Glee”), alleging that a German Shepherd was abused on its Chinese set. “Crazy Alien” is the last installment of a comedic trilogy from director Ning Hao, best known for “Breakup Buddies,” a feature that earned $189 million at the global box office.

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