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In the drama, Washington plays an airline pilot accused of drinking before captaining a plane. It includes scenes showing Washington consuming alcoholic beverages, including Budweiser and assorted vodka brands.
The well-reviewed film opened at No. 2 over the weekend with $25M. Now, according to wire reports, Budweiser vice president Robert McCarthy has written a letter to director Robert Zemeckis’ Image Movers and to Paramount saying Anheuser-Busch had “no knowledge of the use or portrayal of Budweiser” before or during the film’s production and were not contacted by the studio.