Mother Of 'Dark Knight Rises' Shooter: You Have The Right Man

0
0
Subscribe to Christopher Nolan alerts


The mother of James Holmes - the 24-year-old former medical student suspected of shooting dead at least 14 people during a midnight screening of 'The Dark Knight Rises' - says authorities have got their man.

ABC News contacted the woman at her home in San Diego - some 1,000 miles from the massacre in Denver - and asked whether James was the likely culprit. She replied, "You have the right person.I need to call the police... I need to fly out to Colorado". Holmes was apprehended by police outside the theater, after he had stormed into a midnight screening of Christopher Nolan's Batman movie and opened fire with a rifle. Local news reports showed aerial video of police cautiously searching Holmes' apartment, some 5 miles from the theater, with speculation that the property was booby-trapped. Holmes was a student at the University of Colorado Denver medical Campus, but dropped out in June, according to a school official. A police spokesman provided a statement on behalf of Holmes' family, saying their, "hearts go out to those who [were] involved in this tragedy and to the families and friends of those involved".

Christ Jones, an eyewitness of the shooting told Abc's Denver affiliate KMGH, "We were maybe 20 or 30 minutes into the movie and all you hear, first you smell smoke, everybody thought it was fireworks or something like that, and then you just see people dropping and the gunshots are constant". The Paris premiere of the movie - scheduled for Friday evening (July 20, 2012) - has now been cancelled.


Contactmusic

Tags: Christopher Nolan - ABC

0
0
Subscribe to Christopher Nolan alerts
Advertisement

More Christopher Nolan

'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1' Tops US Box Office Over Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 has remained at the top of the US Box Office, for the second week in a row, over...

Christopher Nolan's 'Interstellar' Comic Will Explain Things, A Little

Christopher Nolan has written a new comic book that centers on Dr Mann - the character played by Matt Damon in the British filmmaker's latest...

Complained About the Sound Quality in 'Interstellar'? It Was Intentional.

Interstellar is a big hit for Paramount. Make no mistake about it. Despite mixed reviews, very few have disagreed with the opinion that the sci-fi...

Christopher Nolan "Wouldn't Touch" 'Star Wars Episode VII, But Thinks J.J. Abrams Has "Colossal Balls"

Christopher Nolan’s latest movie Interstellar has been earning big bucks at the box office and generating considerable Oscar buzz since it’s release last weekend. But...

Advertisement

A Week In Movies: Interstellar Lands In Cinemas, Tarantino Hosts The Hateful Eight, And Dumb & Dumber To Premieres In L.A., Plus New Trailers For Furious 7, Ex Machina And Minions

After earlier permieres in L.A. And London, Interstellar held a week-of-release premiere on Monday in New York, attended by Christopher Nolan and his wife producer...

Interstellar Is A New Genre For Nolan

Over the past 15 years, Christopher Nolan has proven himself as a master of intelligent filmmaking, generally sticking to the psychological thriller genre while mixing...

Interstellar Movie Review

Brainy blockbuster maestro Christopher Nolan heads into deep space with this epic adventure, which is packed with thoughtful ideas and big emotions even if the...

'Interstellar' Takes $1.5 Million from Handful of Limited Screenings

If there was any debate as to whether Interstellar or Big Hero 6 would find itself top of the box-office come Monday morning, it may...

Advertisement

Comments

Christopher Nolan Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Christopher Nolan

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All