Warner Bros Cutting Violent Theater Scene from ‘Gangster Squad’?

In light of the recent tragic events during a midnight showing of The Dark Knight Rises in Colorado that left 12 dead and over 50 injured, Warner Bros has apparently been on “crisis-management”. They’ve cancelled a number of press events and pulled ads for TDKR from radio & TV. The movie did still go on to earn an impressive $162 million at the box office, but Warner Bros has something else to worry about. WB quietly started pulling trailers for Ruben Fleischer’s Gangster Squad, the 40s/50s cop drama, after the shooting. Now Variety say they’re recutting the film because, if you recall, it has a violent movie theater shooting in it. The scene in question, if you recall seeing it in the trailers, involves Sean Penn as mobster Mickey Cohen and his cronies entering the famous Grauman’s Chinese theater from behind the screen, shooting tommy guns as they walk towards the …

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