‘Joker’: Aurora Shooting Victims’ Families Send Letter to WB Hoping to Spur the Company Into Action, Filmmakers Respond to the Movie’s Violence [Updated]
Posted on Tuesday, September 24th, 2019 by Ben Pearson
In 2012, a person who dyed his hair and referred to himself as “the Joker” walked into a theater in Aurora, Colorado and murdered twelve moviegoers with a gun during a screening of The Dark Knight Rises.
Now, as Todd Phillips‘ new Joker film is about to hit theaters, the families and friends of those victims are calling on Warner Bros. to take action. But they’re not calling for a boycott or a ban of the new movie – instead, they want WB to lobby for gun reform in America.
Plus, Phillips and star Joaquin Phoenix have responded to a question about the film’s ability to incite violence. Learn more below.
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