Terrorist Shuts Down Event Celebrating Feminist Icon

Katie Jerkovich | Contributor

Plans to roll out the red carpet for the star-studded movie premiere of “Wonder Woman” have been scrapped following the bombing in Manchester, England that left 22 people dead.

Warner Bros announced in a statement Wednesday that the London event had been cancelled “in light of the current situation” after a suicide bomber struck Monday night just outside of an Ariana Grande concert at the Manchester Arena. (RELATED: Police: 19 Confirmed Dead After Explosion At Ariana Grande Concert In Manchester)

People take part in a vigil in central Manchester. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls

People take part in a vigil in central Manchester. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls

The stars of the highly anticipated superhero film like Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, and Robin Wright had been scheduled to appear at the event on May 31st to kick off the movie in Europe. (RELATED: Watch The Newest Trailer For ‘Wonder Woman’)

The cancellation is the latest in a string of entertainment cancellations in the United Kingdom, such as the band Blondie scrapping their concert Tuesday night in London.

Ariana Grande has postponed her “Dangerous Woman” tour in Europe through June 5, according to her management.

“Wonder Woman” hits theaters worldwide June 2, 2017.

Katie Jerkovich

Contributor

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