The shooting rampage early Friday in a Colorado movie theater screening "The Dark Knight Rises" at midnight drew comments on Twitter from a range of celebrities, offering condolences for the 12 dead and dozens injured and expressing outrage at a world where such a thing could happen.
A red-carpet premiere for "The Dark Knight Rises" set for Saturday in Paris has been canceled.
"Feeling sad, angry, numb ... sending Love, Light & Healing to everyone affected by the tragedy in Aurora, Colorado," said actress Gabrielle Union.
"What devastating news to wake up to," wrote John Stamos. "my heart is with everyone involved in the Aurora #theatershooting. what the world needs now is... "
Before sending along links to news stories and photos about the massacre, Alyssa Milano wrote, "No. Colorado shooting. My heart aches. Prayers for the victims and families."