The Batman movie was to represent the excellence of cinematic talent of American and it was already considered a masterpiece by critics before even its theatrical release. But now the movie is tainted by horrible human tragedy while 12 people died and 58 others injured after a shooting by a gunman in a projection room in Colorado during a pre-launch. Several ceremonies to officially launch with special costumes were scheduled for tonight (Friday, July 20, 2012) but have all been canceled, including in Paris with the cast, and the U.S. president officially declared his deep sadness.
Truth is stranger than fiction and the event was impossible to prevent by law enforcement officials or by the film officials. Rumors of terrorism have been refuted.
Photo 1, 2, 3: Scenes of the movie Batman;
Photo 4: Bernard Bujold (LeStudio1.com) with mask for a launch party;
See The Wall Street Journal story ;
See The New York Times story ;
See story La Presse ;
See review of the movie ;
BATMAN FANS ARE IN MOURNING