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.