‘The Dark Knight Rises’ Studio Warner Bros. to Donate to Colorado Shooting Victims
Everyone is familiar with the story now. Twelve people were killed and 58 wounded early Friday morning when a gunman walked into a sold out midnight showing of the latest Batman film in Aurora and opened fire. Some Good news to come out of the tragedy from Warner Bros, the producer of the movie.
The Hollywood Reporter quoted sources as saying the studio’s donation to Colorado’s Community First Foundation would be “substantial,” though they would not name a specific amount. Both the studio and the Colorado governor, John Hickenlooper, confirmed the report to ABC News.
Hickenlooper’s office said there would be an official announcement of the studio’s donation on Tuesday morning.
Despite the mass shooting, “The Dark Knight Rises” took in about $162 million in North America over the weekend.