A division of Warner Bros. announced that it plans to pull the movie Hereafter from theaters in Japan, following the devastating 8.9-magnitude earthquake and tsunami that shocked the country,
The Associated Press reported that the Clint Eastwood film, which stars Matt Damon, will no longer be shown in theaters.
The film was released in theaters in Japan in February and was planned to be shown there through the end of March.
The film follows a number of characters who were affected by death in near-death experiences. One of the main characters is a French journalist played by Cécile de France. In the movie, she is caught in Thailand during the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami.
Satoru Otani, an official at Warner Entertainment Japan Inc., was quoted by the Associated Press saying that the tsunami sequences in the movie were not appropriate at the present time and that the film would no longer be shown in theaters.