In the hours after a gunman threw tear gas into a midnight showing of the new film "The Dark Knight Rises" in Aurora, Colorado, and opened fire on the crowd, all appears to be going on as normal at East Hampton area theaters.
The and the theater are both still showing the new Batman movie, which was just released at midnight on Friday. However, Warner Bros., which is the studio that released the movie, is considering canceling screenings across the country, according to the Huffington Post.
But on the South Fork, it seems moviegoers are flocking to the theater on this rainy day to see the movie, which was just released at midnight on Friday.
Maureen Rutkowski, who owns the Montauk Movie, with her husband David Rutkowski, said that the 2:30 p.m. matinee on Friday was sold-out, as well. The theater had a midnight screening that was also a sell-out.
"It's scary to think that it can happen anywhere. It's so unimaginable," Maureen said.
Montauk Movie will also show the film at 6 p.m. and 9:10 p.m. on Friday. The theater seats over 180.
The 3:20 p.m. and one of the 7 p.m. showings were sold out in East Hampton, according to a woman who answered the phone at the theater on Friday afternoon.
There was also a 9 a.m. and 11:40 a.m. showings, according to Fandango.com, though it was unclear if those were sold out. On Friday night, there is an additional 7 p.m. and 10:40 p.m show.
A manager at the United Artists theater did not immediately return a call to comment as to whether security was beefed up in the wake of the Colorado incident.
Captain Mike Tracey said there was no information to lead them to believe that there was any threat.
Suffolk County police are . Officers will make frequent checks of movie theaters.
The New York City Police Department said on Friday morning that it would be , after 12 were killed and at least 50 injured in Colorado.