(NYPOST) — The “Joker” isn’t laughing now.

Accused gunman James Holmes frequently stared blankly into his lap during an initial court appearance today, following his alleged massacre inside a Colorado movie theater.

His hair still dyed a flaming orange-red, Holmes, 24, said nothing while sitting in court with a female guard close to his side.

Prosecutors asked the judge, which the court granted, for more time to file charges in the horrific case, in which Holmes allegedly shot 70 people – 12 fatally – early Friday in an Aurora, Colo., movie theater during a midnight showing of “The Dark Knight Rises.”

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