“Batman” starreleased a statement on Sunday in response to the shootings in Aurora, Colorado, that left 12 dead and 59 injured.
According to reports, the actress, who plays Catwoman in the blockbuster film, said, "My heart aches and breaks for the lives taken and altered by this unfathomable senseless act.”
“I am at a loss for words how to express my sorrow. My thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their families," she added.
The Hollywood actress expressed condolences after arriving back in the United States from Paris, where Warner Bros. cancelled the French red-carpet premiere of the highly-anticipated film on Friday in the wake of the shooting.
Anne Hathaway joins the list of the cast and crew who have publicly condemned the tragedy, where suspect James Eagan Holmes opened fire in packed theater during a midnight screening of the final installment in the Batman trilogy.
According to Daily Mail, , who plays the caped superhero in the hit movie series, released a statement on Saturday, saying, "Words cannot express the horror that I feel. I cannot begin to truly understand the pain and grief of the victims and their loved ones, but my heart goes out to them."
On Friday,, the 41-year-old British director of "The Dark Knight Rises" released a statement, saying he would like to express profound sorrow on behalf of the cast and crew about the senseless tragedy that shook the entire community of Aurora as well as the whole nation.
Meanwhile, Warner Bros. has issued a statement, saying that it will not release weekend box office figures for the film out of respect of the victims of the shooting attack and their bereaved families.
“Out of respect for the victims and their families, Warner Bros. Pictures will not be reporting box office numbers for The Dark Knight Rises throughout the weekend. Box office numbers will be released on Monday,” reads the statement.
Apart from Warner Bros. Sony, Fox, Disney, Lionsgate, Universal, Fox and Paramount released statements, saying that they are also withholding their box-office numbers for the weekend.
The Paris premiere of “Batman: The Dark Knight Rises” has been postponed indefinitely in the aftermath of the chilling shooting spree. The red carpet was supposed to be attended by Nolan and the film’s cast including Hathaway, Bale and, among others.