Wonder Woman's London premiere cancelled after Manchester attack

Wonder Woman, set in Europe during World War I, is scheduled to be released in Singapore on May 31.
Wonder Woman, set in Europe during World War I, is scheduled to be released in Singapore on May 31.PHOTO: WARNER BROS
 Meanwhile, the California premiere of the movie continues. (From left) Actress Gal Gadot, director Patty Jenkins and TV's Wonder Woman Lynda Carter attend the premiere at the Pantages Theatre on May 25, 2017 in Hollywood. PHOTO: AFP
Meanwhile, the California premiere of the movie continues. (From left) Actress Gal Gadot, director Patty Jenkins and TV's Wonder Woman Lynda Carter attend the premiere at the Pantages Theatre on May 25, 2017 in Hollywood. PHOTO: AFP

LOS ANGELES (AFP) - The London premiere of the hotly-anticipated movie Wonder Woman has been cancelled following the deadly terror attack in Manchester, Warner Bros. announced on Wednesday (May 24).

"Our thoughts are with those affected by the recent tragedy in the UK," the studio said in a statement.

"In light of the current situation, we will not be proceeding with our plans for the Wonder Woman premiere and junket activities in London."

Gal Gadot, who plays the iconic heroine Wonder Woman, and co-stars Chris Pine and Robin Wright were due to attend the Leicester Square premiere on May 31.

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The attack on Monday (May 22) in Manchester left 22 people dead and dozens injured. It took place as people were exiting a concert by US pop singer Ariana Grande. On Wednesday Grande said that she was suspending her tour until at least early June in light of the attack.

Wonder Woman, set in Europe during World War I, is scheduled to be released in Singapore on May 31.