After Vegas shooting, Marvel pulls ‘The Punisher’ out of NY Comic Con

Almost a week after the mass shooting in Las Vegas, Marvel and Netflix have determined it's too soon to talk about their new series "The Punisher."

Saturday's New York Comic Con panel for the show, which was supposed to feature a first-look at the new season that's premiering on Netflix later this year, has been canceled.

In a joint statement, Marvel and Netflix said: "We are stunned and saddened by this week's senseless act in Las Vegas. After careful consideration, Netflix and Marvel have decided it wouldn't be appropriate for "Marvel's The Punisher" to participate in New York Comic Con. Our thoughts continue to be with the victims and those affected by this tragedy."

"The Punisher" stars Jon Bernthal as Frank Castle, aka "The Punisher," who exacts revenge on those responsible for the death of his wife and children. A violent trailer for the series depicts plenty of people getting shot, lots of blood and Castle saying he's going to "kill them all." The vengeful character first appeared in "Marvel's Daredevil."

The "Punisher" panel is not the first entertainment event to change plans in the wake of the tragedy in Vegas.

The red carpets in the Los Angeles premieres of "Blade Runner 2049" and

"Marshall" were canceled earlier this week. The CW television network also pushed the iHeartRadio Music Festival off its schedule this week.

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