‘Dark Knight Rises’ studio to donate to shooting victims

The studio issued a statement soon after hearing about the Colorado incident.

Written by Agencies | Los Angeles | Published: July 24, 2012 4:59:08 pm

Warner Bros,the studio behind “The Dark Knight Rises”,are donating a “substantial” amount of money to help victims of the Colorado shooting.

Collecting a whopping USD 160.9 million on the film’s debut weekend in North America alone,the Hollywood studio is giving back to the Aurora community following the tragic

shooting incident that killed 12 moviegoers and injured more

than 50 others,said The Hollywood Reporter.

Warner Bros. contacted Colorado governor John Hickenlooper’s office and announced they would deliver the

charity through giving first.org. Also,WB CEO Barry Meyer

would send an email to the employees,encouraging them to make personal donations to the cause.

The studio issued a statement soon after hearing about

the Colorado incident. “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.”

Director Christopher Nolan,composer Hans Zimmer,and

actors Christian Bale and Anne Hathaway have all expressed

their remorses as well.

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