Paramount Pictures and Skydance have canceled the red carpet premiere for its new film “Terminator: Dark Fate” due to wildfires impacting California.
The premiere for the movie had been scheduled to take place Monday in Hollywood and bring together stars of the film, including Linda Hamilton, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Gabriel Luna and Mackenzie Davis.
“In light of the ongoing, active fires being battled in the area, Paramount Pictures and Skydance have cancelled tonight’s Los Angeles premiere of ‘Terminator: Dark Fate,'” according to a statement. “We will be donating food intended for the after-party to the American Red Cross, which is serving those affected by the fires.”
The former California governor said he was among those evacuated, exiting his home around 3:30 a.m. Monday morning. “If you are in an evacuation zone, don’t screw around. Get out,” he wrote on Twitter. “Right now I am grateful for the best firefighters in the world, the true action heroes who charge into the danger to protect their fellow Californians.”
California is contending with a number of large fires, prompted in part by strong winds and also by other trends, such as overall drier conditions, relating to the climate crisis.
By: Damilola Faustino