Warner Bros. “Deeply Saddened” by Dark Knight Rises Tragedy, Cancels Premiere
9:32 am, July 20th, 2012
Warner Bros. has canceled Friday’s The Dark Knight Rises premiere in Paris and all interviews with the movie’s stars in the wake of the stunning tragedy early this morning in Aurora, Colorado, when a gunman walked into a theater showing the film and killed at least 12 people.
The studio released the following statement: “Warner Bros. is deeply saddened to learn about this shocking incident. We extend our sincere sympathies to the families and loved ones of the victims at this tragic time.”
A 24-year-old man named James Holmes is in custody after he reportedly entered the theater and opened fire shortly after midnight.
President Obama is expected to address the tragedy at 11:20 a.m. Eastern.
Gossip Cop will have updates as the story unfolds.
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