Jack Reacher Premiere Delayed Out of Respect for Connecticut Shooting

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Tom Cruise will not be walking the red carpet in Pittsburgh tonight.

Paramount has announced that it's delayed the official premiere of Jack Reacher in that city, out of respect for the unspeakable events of the Connecticut shooting in Newtown yesterday.

Said the studio in a statement:

"Due to the terrible tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut, and out of honor and respect for the families of the victims whose lives were senselessly taken, we are postponing tomorrow's Pittsburgh premiere of 'Jack Reacher.' Our hearts go out to all those who lost loved ones."

New information continues to come in regarding the massacre, but Adam Lanza is believed to have shot and killed 27 people at Sandy Hook Elementary school, most of whom were children and teachers.

Jack Reacher, meanwhile, was filmed in Pittsburgh and features Cruise as a violent character created by author Lee Child. It opens on December 21.

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