The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced this afternoon that they are postponing tonight’s “Evening with Tom Cruise”, including the showing of his film ‘Jack Reacher’. This is being done in deference to the horrible tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut. No specific date has been announced as to when it be rescheduled.
Paramount issued the following statement in regard to the postponement:
“We support Lincoln Center and their decision to postpone their fundraiser this evening. On Wednesday, Tom Cruise will be traveling to Pittsburgh to screen the film for fans in the city that so graciously hosted the production of the film. There will be no red carpet during this time of mourning. The filmmakers and Tom Cruise convey their heartfelt sadness and their deep condolences to the families during this time.”
To reiterate, ‘Jack Reacher’ will be premiering in Pittsburgh on Wednesday, December 19th, however there will be no red carpet.
Furthermore, Paramount also issued the following statement on behalf of Tom, Chris, Don Granger and others involved in the film:
“The filmmakers and Tom Cruise convey their heartfelt sadness and their deep condolences to the families during this time.”