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January 17th, 2014
05:02 PM ET

Harvey Weinstein pledges to avoid making future films with egregious violence: "I can't continue to do that. The change starts here"

Coming up this evening at 9, "Piers Morgan Live" rolls out the red carpet for one of Hollywood's biggest movie moguls, as famed producer and studio head Harvey Weinstein joins the program for a face to face interview.

The man who served as executive producer on such blockbusters as "Django Unchained," "Silver Linings Playbook," and "Reservoir Dogs," Weinstein is no stranger to controversy, and often gets behind films with a social conscience.

It's with a similar agenda that he tells Piers Morgan of his pledge to stay away from egregious gun violence in future projects, in the process, answering critics who suggest his verbal attacks against the NRA stand in dark contrast to many of the movies he's helped make.

"Well, I think they have a point. You have to look in the mirror, too," says Weinstein, admitting to the perceived existence of hypocrisy between a man calling for gun regulation, and a film icon who's historically littered the silver screen with bullets. "I have to just choose movies that aren't violent or as violent as they used to be. And I know for me personally I can't continue to do that. The change starts here, it has already."

Noting that such a statement by a man of Weinstein's professional stature is no small thing, Morgan is careful to clarify.

"You won't make any more movies glamorizing guns," he asks.

Weinstein further explains his promise:

"I'm not going to make some crazy action movie just to blow up people, and exploit people," he confirms.

Watch the clip for more of Weinstein's feelings on gun violence in film, including his realization that he can no longer "just go out a be a hypocrite," and for the full interview with the co-chairman of "The Weinstein Company," watch CNN at 9p.
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  1. Brian

    This guy is so full of $%%$! How much money has made of these movies? Does he plan on donating all that money to gun victims? Of course not! He's a hypocrite left wing fool!

    January 17, 2014 at 8:49 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  2. Jim

    I support Harvey's position but, you know, it would be, you know, a lot more effective message if, you know, he'd stop saying YOU KNOW so much.

    January 17, 2014 at 9:08 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  3. John

    What a bunch of crap. No one can just walk in and buy an ak47. I will not watch any more of his movies. What the heck is Piers still doing on TV also? Arhhh

    January 17, 2014 at 9:09 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  4. Elaine

    A subject central to this issue is the prescription drug use of many of the men responsible for the mass shootings. Why isn't that talked about? It's a big deal.

    January 17, 2014 at 9:15 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  5. Jay Stevens

    Why didn't you ask Weinstein if he has going to donate his profits, like you did the basketball player the other night?

    January 17, 2014 at 9:18 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  6. Steve Sergay

    During this interview, a cut away commercial break, included one for a violent movie with guns and other personal violence. Surely, your intellectual position should have been backed up by your behind the scenes beahivior.

    January 17, 2014 at 9:23 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  7. James D

    "Pulp Fiction." "Django Unchained." "Gangs of New York." "Kill Bill." "Inglourious Basterds." Hypocrite?

    January 18, 2014 at 2:38 am | Report abuse | Reply
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    Piers will perform with Streep in this Weinstein/Moore Film
    The Pig with 4 Heads.

    January 18, 2014 at 6:03 pm | Report abuse | Reply
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    In the spirit of things & not to dodge the subject . Piers Morgan has more than once requested Wayne LaPierre come and be a guest on his show. Mayor Bloomberg made it clear he wanted to be on the show sitting Opposite Wayne LaPierre.
    And I Will simply tell the truth as I see it. My Opinion -> Piers Morgan is a Criminal exiled and Banished from his own country for being the editor of a Tabloid Newspaper that placed Faked Photographs of British Military Soldiers Torturing a Foreign Enemy placing the real British Millitary Members in harms way Worldwide. My thought – Be a Cold Day In Nathan Hale before Wayne LaPierre of his own free will sits opposite of such a criminal for any reason,,period. I can only wonder what would have been Piers Morgans Punishment if he did that same Tabloid Newspaper Faked Photo trick while sitting in an office in California surrounded by the Wealthy Elite Crowd ? What would a faked photo of American Soldiers supposedly torturing our enemies people have brought to Piers Morgans Door ??? I am the NRA since 1992 and the ATA ( Amateur Trapshooting Association ) since 1970 ,,My father signed me up on my 12th birthday.
    ATA Trapshooter Albert Mosley / U.S. Army Sergeant Rest In Peace . June 16th 1943 – Aug. 7th -1975 CANCER .

    January 18, 2014 at 7:27 pm | Report abuse | Reply
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    Thanks Harvey for your pledge to avoid the assault on the senses gratuitous violent action movie. Concentrate your good taste on telling a good story. And one that we can hear without all the mumbling negligible inarticulate acting and over loud background music that even plays when they're talking!

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