AceShowbiz - Hollywood called off red carpet movie premieres in the wake of tragic Las Vegas mass shooting. "Blade Runner 2049" was supposed to have a special screening on Tuesday evening, October 3 at the Dolby Theatre and "Marshall" was initially to have a premiere event at the TCL Chinese Theatre on Monday night, October 2.
"In light of the tragic events of last night, Warner Bros. Pictures, Sony Pictures, and Alcon Entertainment are canceling the red carpet for tomorrow's screening of Blade Runner 2049. We join the rest of the country in sending heartfelt thoughts and prayers to all those affected by this tragedy," Warner Brothers announced on Monday shortly after the tragic incident.
In a similar statement, Open Road Films said, "On this day of national mourning, we have decided to cancel tonight's scheduled red carpet premiere of Marshali. Instead, tonight's event will be a private screening of the film for the cast, filmmakers and invited guests. Our thoughts are with the victims of the tragedy in Las Vegas, their families and all of those affected."
"Blade Runner 2049" directed by Denis Villeneuve will make its way out across the United States on October 6. It got a lot of praise from critics during the early screening. The sci-fier stars %cHarrison Ford%, %cRyan Gosling%, %cJared Leto%, Robin Wright and %cMackenzie Davis% are among others.
It takes place thirty years after the events of the first film. A new blade runner, LAPD Officer K (Gosling), unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what's left of society into chaos. K's discovery leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard (Ford), a former LAPD blade runner who has been missing for 30 years.
Meanwhile, "Marshall" is coming out on October 13. It's a true story about Thurgood Marshall, the first African-American Supreme Court Justice. It stars %cChadwick Boseman%, %cKate Hudson%, %cSterling K. Brown%, %cJosh Gad%, %cDan Stevens%, %cSophia Bush%, %cJussie Smollett% and %cTLC%'s %cChilli%.