Actor Ethan Hawke: It Is Hard To Sell a Movie Without a Gun

‘And when I realize that, you realize how much our identity is wrapped about what we want, and how we see people’

HAWKE: "But you know, you get paid a lot for them. There’s also a direct equation — you know there have been people talking so much about gun control in this country, and I noticed recently like, if you put in a column every movie I ever did where I carry a gun, and every move where I don’t, and my salary, like if I ask my father to do the math on that... I really think it would be about 92% to 8%... And when I realize that, you realize how much our identity is wrapped about what we want, and how we see people, and how hard it is to sell a movie without a gun. I mean, no wonder we’re in turmoil over the subject."

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