Warner Bros. cancels Paris premiere of ‘Dark Knight Rises’; New York theaters on alert

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Warner Bros. has canceled tonight’s Paris premiere of The Dark Knight Rises
in the aftermath of the deadly shooting at a midnight screening of the
film in Aurora, Colorado left as many as 12 dead and dozens injured. The
Associated Press, citing anonymous law enforcement sources, has named the suspected shooter as James Holmes, a 24-year-old American.

In New York City, the police is increasing its presence at theaters playing The Dark Knight Rises,
according to a statement from police commissioner Ray Kelly. “As a
precaution against copycats and to raise the comfort levels among movie
patrons in the wake of the horrendous shooting in Colorado, the New York
City Police Department is providing coverage at theaters where the The Dark Knight Rises is playing in the five boroughs.”

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