Tom Hanks

Bridge of Spies

Bridge of Spies

A dramatic thriller set against the backdrop of a series of historic events, “Bridge of Spies” tells the story of James Donovan (Hanks), a Brooklyn lawyer who finds himself thrust into the center of the Cold War when the CIA sends him on the near-impossible task to negotiate the release of a captured American U-2 […]

Saving Mr Banks Premieres

Emma Thompson has admitted she loved the “belligerence” of her character in Saving Mr Banks, a film about the long and difficult process of making the Disney musical Mary Poppins. The film, which stars Tom Hanks as Walt Disney, had its world premiere in London on Sunday night. It officially brought this year’s BFI London […]

Gravity Defies Odds

Astronaut thriller Gravity has kept its grip on the North American box office for a second consecutive weekend. The outer space drama starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney took $44.3m according to early estimates. It easily beat Tom Hanks‘ latest film, Captain Phillips, which took $26m. The movie tells the true story of the cargo […]

Tom Hanks Stars In the Real Life Case of Jury Tampering

Should High Profile Celebrities Serve Jury Duty? A US domestic violence court case, being heard by a jury which included actor Tom Hanks, has come to an early end amid allegations of jury tampering. The defense had asked for a mistrial citing misconduct after a member of the Los Angeles prosecutor’s office approached the star […]

‘Matilda’ Broadway show tops New York Drama Desk Awards

The 58th Annual Drama Desk Awards honor outstanding achievement by professional theater artists on Broadway, Off-Broadway and Off-Off Broadway. Eligibility and award category designations for the productions under consideration this season were determined by the Drama Desk board of directors with recommendations from the nominating committee. Because of the abundance of great work throughout the […]

Tom Hanks is Nora Ephron’s Lucky Guy

Actor Tom Hanks has received high praise from critics for his Broadway debut in Nora Ephron’s New play ‘Lucky Guy’. The Oscar winner, who acted in Ephron’s films ‘Sleepless in Seattle’ and ‘You’ve Got Mai’l, was hailed as “the star of the show” by The New York Post. Variety magazine said he took “to the […]