Tom Hanks

HBO ‘Game Change’ Producers Tackling 2016 Election Miniseries

by Kevin Fitzpatrick March 9, 2017 @ 8:04 PM
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As if American Horror Story retelling an allegorical version of the 2016 election weren’t enough, HBO is about to take things much more literally. The producers of 2012's Game Change (including Tom Hanks!) have set their sights on an HBO miniseries of the 2016 election, because let’s face it, you can never escape.

Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks Team With Steven Spielberg for Pentagon Papers Drama

by Erin Whitney March 6, 2017 @ 2:19 PM
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What’s that you hear? The sound of Meryl Streep’s 21st Oscar nomination? Or is it the sound of Tom Hanks making it back in to the Best Actor category after getting shut out for Sully? Or maybe it’s Steven Spielberg‘s return to the Oscars following Bridge of Spies? It might be all three now that Streep and Hanks have teamed up on a new political drama helmed by Spielberg that has awards season written all over it.

The Internet Is Terrifying in New Trailer for Tom Hanks Thriller ‘The Circle’

by Charles Bramesco February 9, 2017 @ 11:06 AM
Google is a wonderful company! They manufacture high-quality products and provide a web-surfing experience unparalleled in its intuitiveness and user ease. They’ve made tracking down a specific page in the endless expanse of the Internet into a few simple clicks, drastically cutting down research time. They connect people. They make the world a better place.

Tom Hanks and Emma Watson Are Watching Us in First Trailer for Tech Thriller ‘The Circle’

by Erin Whitney December 6, 2016 @ 9:15 AM
What’s more relevant right now than tech thriller about privacy and the dangers of the digital age? After the latest season of Black Mirror continued to explore the tech terrors of the not-so-distant future, James Ponsoldt’s latest film is all about how much a social media platform called The Circle can help humanity and potentially harm it.

SNL’s Bobby Moynihan Explains ‘David S. Pumpkins’ Name

by Kevin Fitzpatrick November 29, 2016 @ 9:49 AM
SNL has been through enough big moments in recent weeks to overshadow our Halloween obsession with David S. Pumpkins, but as the sketch itself insisted, several questions remain. Where did the “S” initial suddenly come from, and how did such a memorably ridiculous idea come to pass? Allow Bobby Moynihan to explain.

‘Inferno’ Review: Tom Hanks Saves the World. Any Questions?

by Matt Singer October 27, 2016 @ 1:58 PM
Inferno marks the third movie from director Ron Howard and star Tom Hanks based on the popular novels by Dan Brown about Harvard professor and symbologist Robert Langdon. They’re all vary degrees of bad — and Inferno is easily the worst of the bunch — but what’s particularly galling about this franchise are the years Howard and Hanks, two of our most dependable filmmakers, have wasted on it. Together they’ve made Splash and Apollo 13; separately their credits include Cinderella Man, The Paper, Saving Private Ryan, Captain Phillips and so many others. How many great movies could they have made, as a team or as individuals, if they hadn’t committed their talents to these cruddy thrillers?

SNL Rounds Out October With Tom Hanks, Lady Gaga, Bruno Mars

by Kevin Fitzpatrick October 7, 2016 @ 10:30 AM
Time will tell if SNL manages to up its Season 42 ratings surge with Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda, but the latter two weeks of October are shaping up nicely as well. Not only is Emily Blunt confirmed for October 15, but so too will Tom Hanks and Lady Gaga make their SNL returns.

Tom Hanks to Get Behind the Wheel of ‘Greyhound’

by Emma Stefansky September 9, 2016 @ 6:54 PM
Tom Hanks is making the most of all the Sully buzz: earlier today, it was revealed that Hanks has written a script for a movie called Greyhound, and also hopes to star in the picture if he can get it picked up. Aaron Schneider (director of Get Low and director of photography for Titanic) has signed on to direct.

‘Sully’ and Peter Scolari Star in Jimmy Kimmel’s Tom Hanks Biopic

by Kevin Fitzpatrick September 9, 2016 @ 9:50 AM
Well, if Tom Hanks were going to spend 90 minutes reenacting a stretch of Captain Chesley Sullenberger’s life, it’s only fair the real Sully gets to do the same. See for yourself in the official Hanks biopic trailer, complete with Hanks’ old Bosom Buddies star Peter Scolari!