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Tom Hanks The Movie: How Forrest Gump, Apollo 13 And Cast Away Lead To Captain Phillips
How did Tom Hanks wind up on that boat in Captain Phillips? Well, it all started when he graduated from the University of Alabama and a military recruiter asked him if he had ever given any thought to his future
tom hanks Katey Rich 2013-10-10
Tom Hanks Locks Down The Bridge In Captain Phillips Clip
Captain Phillips stars Tom Hanks as the Boston mariner who had to keep his cool for the safety of his crew when Somali pirates overtook their boat. In the latest clip released by Sony Pictures, you can see that terrifying moment, and the beginnings of Phillips’ and his crew’s ordeal.
tom hanks Kristy Puchko 2013-10-01
16 Secrets Tom Hanks Shared During His AMA
With all due respect to George Clooney, there is no actor in the world people like more than Tom Hanks. Most politicians would murder someone to get anything close to his approval ratings. So, when it came time to publicize his new film, Captain Phillips, it’s no surprise producer Scott Rudin suggested he sign up for an Ask Me Anything session on Reddit.
tom hanks Mack Rawden 2013-09-30
NYFF Review: Tom Hanks Gets Heroic In The Fantastic And Gripping Captain Phillips
Proving once again that true stories with foregone conclusions can be just as gripping as a conventional thriller, Paul Greengrass's tense, overwhelming Captain Phillips faithfully, fiercely recounts the siege of the American container ship Maersk Alabama by Somali pirates in April of 2009.
tom hanks Katey Rich 2013-09-27
Parkland Trailer: A Lot Of Famous People Were There For JFK's Assassination
2006's Emilio Estevez-directed drama Bobby was a take on the assassination of Robert F. Kennedy from the perspective of a lot of people-- played by a lot of celebrities-- who were in the vicinity of the Ambassador Hotel, where he was shot. Bobby didn't do all that well, but that hasn't deterred Tom Hanks (as a producer) from assembling Parkland, a recounting of the day John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas in 1963
tom hanks Katey Rich 2013-08-21
Tom Hanks Gets Brave In New Trailer For Paul Greengrass' Captain Phillips
This new trailer doesn't exactly do a good job of masking what happens in the film - it actually seems to pretty much show the whole thing - but, honestly, who doesn't already know the details and conclusions of this story? When the real Captain Richard Phillips was kidnapped in 2009 the news was absolutely everywhere, and the end of the story was what kept people buzzing about it.
tom hanks Eric Eisenberg 2013-08-07
Tom Hanks And Paul Greengrass's Captain Phillips To Open The New York Film Festival
The fall film festival season often requires people to travel to far-flung locations to catch what might be the year's best movies, from Venice all the way in Italy to Telluride up in the Colorado mountains to Toronto, deep in the Canadian north (OK, it's across the lake from New York, but just go with it).
tom hanks Katey Rich 2013-07-29
Tom Hanks And Ron Howard To Reteam On Dan Brown's Inferno
The adaptation of Dan Brown's third Robert Langdon novel The Lost Symbol still hasn't started production, but already we are learning details about plans for the fourth book in the series. Both director Ron Howard and star Tom Hanks - who worked together on both 2006's The Da Vinci Code and 2009's Angels & Demons - are now set to reunite on the fourth movie adaptation of the franchise, Inferno.
tom hanks Eric Eisenberg 2013-07-16
Tom Hanks Is An Energetic Walt Disney In Saving Mr. Banks Trailer
Tom Hanks as Walt Disney. If you need another selling point on seeing Saving Mr. Banks, you've clearly gotten way too far away from your childhood. But just in case, here's the first trailer for Saving Mr. Banks, which ought to give you a million other reasons to see the movie-- Emma Thompson as the uptight Mary Poppins author P.L. Travers, a classic conflict between an amiable American and a stuffy Brit, a trip to old-school DIsneyland
tom hanks Katey Rich 2013-07-11
Tom Hanks Becomes Walt Disney In First Official Image From Saving Mr. Banks
Let's make a list of straightforward, warm-hearted, lovable American men who we want to be our adoptive fathers. Tom Hanks is totally at the top of it, right? Our modern-day answer to Jimmy Stewart, Hanks has spent decades embodying pretty much everything good about American identity, from fearless World War II soldiers to history-changing Alabamans to a kid who just wants to make better toys
tom hanks Katey Rich 2013-07-10
Tom Hanks And Tom Tykwer Reteaming To Make Dave Eggers' A Hologram For The King
The last time that director Tom Tykwer and Tom Hanks collaborated the result was 2012's Cloud Atlas, one of the most ambitious and under-appreciated films of the last few years. So it is with great pleasure that we learn today that the two men are getting set to reunite on another project.
tom hanks Eric Eisenberg 2013-06-12
Tom Hanks Gets Heroic In Captain Phillips Trailer
You'd better believe Captain Phillips is set for a release timed for the Oscars-- it's coming to theaters on October 11. It's been more than two decades since Tom Hanks won an Oscar-- could he be due for another this year?
tom hanks Katey Rich 2013-05-08
Tom Hanks' Broadway Show Adds Maura Tierney, Courtney B. Vance
Vance is a stage icon, a two-time Tony Award nominee for his performance opposite James Earl Jones in August Wilson’s Fences as well as his turn in Six Degrees of Separation. Tierney, meanwhile, will be making her Broadway debut in the show, which was written by Ephron and will be directed by George C. Wolfe.
tom hanks Sean O'Connell 2013-01-08
Get Your First Look At Tom Hanks As Walt Disney In Saving Mr. Banks
There aren't many studio creators that the average movie-goer could pick out of a line-up, but Walt Disney's look was pretty damn iconic. From the nice suit, to the short and tight haircut to the perfectly manicured mustache, Disney didn't need to be palling around with Mickey Mouse to get noticed.
tom hanks Eric Eisenberg 2012-11-06
Paul Giamatti And Billy Bob Thornton Join Tom Hanks' JFK Assassination Movie
When Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman first announced their intention to produce Peter Landesman’s proposed adaptation of Vincent Bugliosi’s Kennedy assassination book Reclaiming History, the project was billed as a meticulous character study with a real ensemble feel. Consequently, many speculated Parkland would probably steer clear of household names since there wouldn’t be any clear leads. It turns out that’s not the case.
tom hanks Mack Rawden 2012-10-30
Tom Hanks Reteams With Robert Zemeckis For Major Matt Mason
Hanks says that he came up with the story while working on Larry Crowne and recruited Graham Yost (Speed) to help him polish the story of an astronaut who is helping a group survive an adventure at a moon-based space station. The character of Major Matt Mason is based on a very popular space toy that hit the shelves in 1966, right before man walked on the moon.
tom hanks Sean O'Connell 2012-10-15
Cloud Atlas Banners Dazzle With Transforming Actors
Beyond the promise of epic storytelling, on a grand scale, Cloud Atlas also boasts a remarkable cast, many of whom are called on to play various roles throughout the winding narrative. The film's website gave us an early taste of these transformations, and now the latest banners posit some of these characters in the lushly realized worlds they inhabit.
tom hanks Kristy Puchko 2012-09-25
Tom Hanks Wants Michel Hazanavicius For In The Garden Of Beasts
Hanks reportedly is looking at The Artist director Michel Hazanavicius to possibly direct the adaptation of In the Garden of Beasts, an historical project in which Hanks would star. The two-time Oscar winner would play William Dodd, the U.S. ambassador to Germany during Hitler’s reign.
tom hanks Sean O'Connell 2012-09-13
Wachowskis Reveal 2001 Inspiration And Why They Cast Tom Hanks In Cloud Atlas
Later this week what might be the most ambitious and truly spectacular film of the year will debut in Toronto. OK, that could really apply to a lot of the big fall movies premiering at the Toronto International Film Festival this week, but in particular I mean Cloud Atlas, the new film from Wachowski siblings Andy and Lana in collaboration with Tom Tykwer,
tom hanks Katey Rich 2012-09-04
Tom Hanks Producing JFK Assassination Drama
Hanks and Goetzman will produce Parkland an indie drama that's title refers to the Parkland Memorial Hospital that took in and ultimately pronounced dead Kennedy, his assassin Lee Harvey Oswald, and Oswald's killer Jack Ruby.
tom hanks Kristy Puchko 2012-08-17
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