Hollywood on Sandy Hook, violence in the movies

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  • Jamie Foxx is starring in the violent film 'Django Unchained,' which opens later this month
  • Foxx: 'We have to do something. And I think now, I feel that everyone is really pulling together, and we have to make some serious change.'
  • Levar Burton tells Showbiz Tonight: 'How we deal with [violence] going forward that's the conversation that I think this country is trying to have.'

Hollywood is speaking out on the terrible tragedy in Newtown, and many stars are getting into the debate of violence in real life versus what is seen on television, movies and video games.

Showbiz Tonight just spoke with Jamie Foxx, who is starring in one of the violent films opening this month, “Django Unchained.” Foxx along with his director Quentin Tarantino, shared their thoughts on how they are affected by the tragedy.

And in a Showbiz newsmaker with former "Reading Rainbow" host Levar Burton, Burton also calls for change in violence in the media.

Tune in to Showbiz Tonight at 11pm ET/PT for more on the role of violence in our culture and how Hollywood is speaking out on the tragedy.

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