Moviegoers in NYC will discover a hefty police presence after they go see “Joker” on opening weekend … trigger the NYPD’s not taking any probabilities on somebody appearing out.
Law enforcement sources inform TMZ … the NYPD doesn’t need a copycat crime of what went down in Aurora, Colorado 7 years in the past and is taking a “precautionary measure” by dispatching uniformed cops to each theater throughout NYC screening the movie.
We’re advised officers will probably be patrolling in entrance of theater entrances, although the general public ought to be conscious police haven’t obtained any particular “credible threats” to the Todd Phillips movie starring Joaquin Phoenix because the Joker.
As we reported … relations of a few of the victims of the 2012 Aurora taking pictures throughout “The Dark Knight Rises” despatched a letter to Warner Bros. expressing their issues with the film. The Century Aurora and XD — the transformed venue the place the 2012 taking pictures befell — is not going to be displaying “Joker” in any respect.
What’s extra … Landmark Theaters throughout 27 markets within the U.S. will ban costumes, face portray or cosplay of any kind.
For what it’s price … the LAPD can also be taking precautionary measures and can reportedly enhance visibility at theaters screening the movie. LAPD brass additionally says there’s no credible risk in connection to the movie, which chronicles the DC villain’s darkish origin.