School shooting postpones Tom Cruise film premiere
Tom Cruise in "Jack Reacher." / Paramount Pictures
Last Updated 3:22 p.m. ET
NEW YORK The U.S. premiere of the Tom Cruise action movie "Jack Reacher" is being postponed following the deadly Connecticut school shooting.
Paramount Pictures says "out of honor and respect for the families of the victims" the premiere won't take place Saturday in Pittsburgh, where "Jack Reacher" was filmed.
The premiere would've been Cruise's first U.S. media appearance since his split from Katie Holmes over the summer.
It was to be more contained with select outlets covering and a location away from Hollywood or New York.
A proclamation ceremony for Cruise had been planned with Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett and Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl.
No new date for the premiere has been set. The movie opens Dec. 21.
Friday's massacre at a Newtown, Connecticut, elementary school killed 20 children and several adults.
Other media outlets made schedule changes in the wake of the fatal shooting.
The SyFy Channel pulled Friday's episode of "Haven," which the Hollywood Reporter said was about attempts to apprehend "a troubled killer who is wreaking havoc at a [high] student reunion."
In its place the cable network aired a repeat of "Eureka."
Fox also replaced new episodes scheduled to air Sunday of "American Dad" and "Family Guy" with reruns.
A network source told The Hollywood Reporter that the change was made to avoid "any potentially sensitive content" in light of the school shooting.
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