Warner Bros., the studio behind The Dark Knight Rises, is set to make a “substantial” donation to various charities supporting the victims of the July 20 Aurora, Colo. shooting, EW has confirmed.
The Hollywood Reporter said that the studio has been in contact with Colorado governor John Hickenlooper’s office and will contribute to a fund on the website givingfirst.org. That fund distributes money across several different charities that will support the victims.
Warner Bros. is the first major Hollywood organizations to make a donation.
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