Tom Hanks

Tom Hanks Eyed for Adaptation of ‘The Circle’ From the Director of ‘The Spectacular Now’

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by Britt Hayes 6 days ago
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James Ponsoldt is one of our most talented and promising new directors, following his directorial debut with 'The Spectacular Now.' And while he has a couple of other projects in the pipeline, Ponsoldt is also adapting the new Dave Eggers' novel 'The Circle,' which has attracted the eye of actor and producer Tom Hanks. It wouldn't be the first time Hanks has starred in an adaptation of a Dave Eggers novel, either.

'Toy Story That Time Forgot' Poster: Woody and Buzz Grapple With Dinos

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by Nick Romano October 14, 2014 @ 12:33 PM
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We got an early look at the new 'Toy Story' holiday special, 'Toy Story That Time Forgot,' through an early poster from San Diego Comic-Con, but the official one-sheet for the ABC event has now debuted. Get your first look at the toys back in action!

'Big' TV Remake Gets the Event Series Treatment from FOX and 'Enlisted' Duo

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick September 30, 2014 @ 1:45 PM
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The powerful play of movie-to-TV reboots goes on, and FOX may contribute another verse. Following an announcement of its 'Minority Report' sequel series, the network has next wished up an "event series" reboot of the classic Tom Hanks comedy 'Big,' as shepherded by 'Enlisted' creators Kevin Biegel and Mike Royce.

Watch Tom Hanks' Audition Tape for 'Forrest Gump'

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by Nick Romano August 8, 2014 @ 9:19 AM
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'Forrest Gump,' the classic film that helped launch Tom Hanks into the beloved Oscar-winning, too-awesome-for-words actor he is today, is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, and moviegoers will be able to see it return to theaters in IMAX on September 5. To rekindle your love and unlock those heartfelt memories you have watching this film, Tom Hanks' original 'Forrest Gump' audition tape has surfaced online, if only to reiterate how wonderful a performer he is.

Zack Snyder Considered Tom Hanks For Lex Luthor Before Casting Jesse Eisenberg

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by Mike Sampson February 5, 2014 @ 2:18 PM
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Just a few months ago, Tom Hanks wondered aloud why he was never cast in a superhero movie. "They don’t ask me and I keep trying … Come on, I can do it. Let me play a bad guy, let me play the bad guy against Batman. I’ll do anything, call me!" he said. And, guess what? They almost did. It turns out Hanks was on a very shortlist of contenders to play Lex Luthor in 'Batman vs. Superman.'

Paul Rudd and Adam Scott Recreated the 'Bosom Buddies' Opening and It Was Hilarious

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by Mike Sampson January 24, 2014 @ 9:20 AM
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If you watched too much 80s TV, you're familiar with 'Bosom Buddies,' the short-lived ABC sitcom that is best known for launching the career of Tom Hanks...and also for it's classic opening credits. To pay homage to that classic opening, Paul Rudd and Adam Scott decided to recreate the entire thing, shot-for-shot, with a little help from some friends.

See the Cast of 'A League of Their Own' Then and Now

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by Britt Hayes December 21, 2013 @ 1:13 PM
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Released in 1992, 'A League of Their Own' told a fictionalized version of the true story of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League -- a league of female baseball players created as a gimmick when World War II threatened to shut down Major League Baseball. Starring Geena Davis and Tom Hanks, the film followed the triumphs and trials, both personal and public, of the ladies' league, as they went from unknowns to major stars. 21 years later, we take a look back at this heartwarming comedy drama and see what the cast is up to now.

See the Cast of 'That Thing You Do!' Then and Now

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by Britt Hayes December 16, 2013 @ 3:27 PM
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In 1996, Tom Hanks made his directorial debut with the musical comedy 'That Thing You Do!' Set in 1964, it follows the quick rise and fall of the one-hit wonder pop band The Wonders and their trials and tribulations as they juggle their personal lives with abrupt stardom. Starring Hanks himself as the band's manager and a cast that included budding stars like Liv Tyler and Steve Zahn, the film was as vibrant as the fictional band's hit single. Seventeen years later, we revisit the cast of the film and see what they're up to now.

See the Cast of 'Sleepless in Seattle' Then and Now

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by Britt Hayes November 30, 2013 @ 12:13 PM
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In 1993, Meg Ryan and Tom Hanks reunited for their second film together: 'Sleepless in Seattle,' a film that would go on to become one of the greatest romantic comedies of all time. Inspired by 'An Affair to Remember,' the film follows widower Sam (Hanks), whose son calls into a radio talk show and convinces his father to talk about his wife, attracting a woman named Annie (Ryan). But before the pair can come together, they'll endure a seemingly endless string of mix-ups and personal complications, of course. 20 years later, we revisit the cast of this classic and see what they're up to now.