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-- -- reaction from Hollywood as producer and Mandalay entertainment CEO.
Peter -- Peter it's a tragic day for serve our sympathies go out -- that the people been affected by this that the families of the victims.
You have personal interest in this particular because you you were producer of one of the Batman films I'm just wondering if the folks in -- make for perhaps is an unfair question did tell -- but it is but if if -- ever worry.
That that your work will inspire some crazy incident like this.
Yes you always worry about that because people locked.
Affected by films I did the first baton and -- -- -- the whole thing going.
The idea and I don't think that.
Necessarily you can protect against people's insanity -- happens anywhere in any country in.
In stadiums and people jumping out of our tennis courts and stabbing people in the back you have that in the nature of the individuals.
The product itself -- product this has been around for a long long long long long time.
And there's a lot of evidence that some people say it doesn't engender the people's negative response and actions like there's a lot of people says it doesn't.
I don't come down on either side of that I think is a filmmaker as a studio you wanna be responsible.
And be responsive to prevent these guys -- things.
I don't think anybody can -- prevent somebody crashing into a back to a with the five guns that they bought the bought.
And surely people in the -- I don't think you can really prevent that security devices won't prevent that.
That's not gonna make people feel more secure when it's a dangerous proposition.
Well we're at -- everyone always wants to blame cable TV and we always -- there was no cable TV when Hitler took over there's always going to be a crazy person out their sadly and unfortunately.
Business and how it's affected certainly and we we again stressed that it's a touchy subject because of course the tragedy but.
As a business network we look and we question viewed as the studio.
Have the actors and everybody behaved properly and appropriately in the wake of this.
I think the other is there's three or four constituencies you have to look at one is the theater -- they used to run oversee -- -- we had problems with gangs and the and his.
Is that fit -- owners have to act responsibly.
Provide a safe environment for the patrons they also have to provide responsible films and -- theaters and expect that if they don't they'll have a -- way to fuel ramp theaters -- would -- immediately say bring insecurity -- got -- higher security all of them just make people feel safe.
Actually not I don't think people how big people.
Guards and metal detectors make people feel secure that make them feel more insecure I think what you have to do was you have to be -- For the situation and attractions of the films some films.
You know sound of music -- -- bring out somebody.
But they -- the reality is that these films do engender a certain amount of emotional response yet -- responsible about it now.
They had a trailer you know what really happened was there was a trailer playing -- squad which had.
A remarkably similar scene with a -- has come out and shoot through the movie screen into the -- remarkably similar and that film had been playing loose with that that's called -- that's an expression used.
It wasn't attached to the president's number of playing loose with the film.
In many of the theaters.
Did the person -- it I don't know did he respond because of that I don't know that he act alone I don't know the presumption will be that there's been some time because -- the cells similar.
Peter there is going to be I I guarantee -- -- going to be a lot of people out there and perhaps have been thinking of spending this weekend at the movie theater where they're kids.
Where -- -- is seen that man who were not gonna do it based on what happened as as.
-- realistic is that might be about how to.
It is this is this is going to hurt the industry and I and I'm just wondering at least short term if not long term and I'm wondering what they do.
To sort of assuage the fears of the folks out there.
You know that's a touchy subject I -- stadiums and and and baseball basketball games and.
All kinds of public venues as a touchy subject you know -- -- say you can't provide too much security it makes people feel insecure I think what you're going to find is that's.
That -- things are gonna be true people will still go to movies and public venues because that's the nature of it we see it all over the world even with terrorism.
Number one number two is this still be freedom of speech and films will be made with all kinds of a range of content the midnight some people's passions.
That's that's -- country we live -- and finally you have to look at how to these guns and these weapons get into people's hands that's another place you have to look at so there's a lot of.
Responsibility AM and -- probability that goes around his equation I think in the end of the day old -- one commercial element.
One this film will be very very successful he'll be successful globally and the irony of at all is this noise will bring a whole other set of eyes.
And potential attention to this -- -- being audiences into it not immediately but somewhere down -- line.
Peter Cooper Mandalay entertainment CEO thank you for joining us with your prospect -- -- thanks thank you.
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