Streep seems destined to earn her 21st Oscar nomination for her lead role in Steven Spielberg's Pentagon Papers drama.
The Meryl Streep- and Tom Hanks-starring drama was fast-tracked earlier this year, and it couldn't have arrived at a more urgent time.
Entertainment One has released the first trailer for Steven Spielberg's historical drama 'The Post', and it's a rather star-studded affair.
Saturday Night Live 's David S. Pumpkins is returning to NBC for a Halloween-themed animated half-hour special on Oct. 28.
Original version, about of widower who can't quite commit suicide, was nominated for two Academy Awards earlier this year.
A zeitgeist tech thriller adapted from feted novelist Dave Eggers and starring Emma Watson and Tom Hanks is surely an open goal, right?
Sarah Paulson, Bob Odenkirk, Matthew Rhys, Bradley Whitford, Carrie Coon, Jesse Plemons, David Cross, Alison Brie, Bruce Greenwood, Tracy Letts, Michael Stuhlbarg, and Zach Woods have joined the ensemble of Steven Spielberg’s “The Papers,” which already stars Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep. The film centers on the Washington Post’s decision to publish the classified Pentagon Papers in 1971. Formerly known... Read more »
A timely film about the vital role of the press in keeping government honest is coming together with a powerhouse cast. Steven Spielberg just said yes to direct Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep in The Post, the spec script by Liz Hannah bought last fall by Amy Pascal’s Pascal Pictures. The deals are being negotiated. The film is a drama about the Washington Post’s role in exposing the Pentagon Papers in 1971, and how the Post’s editor Ben Bradlee and publisher Kay Graham challenged the federal government over their right to publish them.
Tom Hanks, Amy Adams and Annette Bening did not receive Oscar nominations Tuesday morning, but those browsing an early list posted on ABC’s Oscar website may have thought otherwise.
Tom Hanks looks set to retain the title of ‘friendliest Hollywood star on the planet’ for 2016, after yet another delightful encounter with a fan. Zena Gopal from Toronto penned a short note to him, explaining that, as part of a bet, she was seeking a selfie from a celebrity, taken with a picture of herself. The quickest reply would be the winner. And lo, three weeks later, Ms Gopal was ‘totally floored’ when in the post arrived a shot of Hanks posing with her picture. ...
Emma Watson and Tom Hanks share an chilling vision of the future in the ominous first trailer for ‘The Circle’, James Ponsoldt’s upcoming adaptation of Dave Eggers’ hugely popular novel. Watson stars as Mae Holland, a young woman who lands a job at The Circle – the world’s most powerful tech company – as it begins to impose its philosophy of openness on society. Hanks plays one of The Circle’s founders, Bailey, a charismatic presence and frontman who seems to be half-Mark Zuckerberg and half-Steve Jobs.
Working with Clint is, as you might expect, a bit intimidating, says Tom Hanks. Hanks was under Eastwood’s directorial gaze for the movie ‘Sully’, in which he played feted pilot Chesley ‘Sully’ Sullenberger, who safely landed his plane on the Hudson River in 2009 after it hit a flock of geese, saving the lives of all 155 passengers. Speaking on tonight’s ‘Graham Norton Show’, Hanks said: “You certainly don’t want one of those Eastwood looks.
Recently, we showcased the actors who piled on pounds for film roles, but now it’s time to go the other way and look at the actors who dramatically slimmed down. Undoubtedly the harder discipline of the two, some actors took the challenge to crazy extremes as this gallery explains.
Steven Spielberg was famously turned down by Cubby Broccoli to direct a James Bond film, even though the director is a huge fan of the series… and responsible for some of the greatest films ever made obviously. When we talked to Spielberg while he was promoting his superb new thriller ‘Bridge of Spies’, he told us about his Bond rejections, and why he wouldn’t direct one now. “Cubby Broccoli he turned me down two or three times.
Yahoo Movies UK was delighted (and a bit scared) to sit down with Hollywood legends Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg to talk about their new film ‘Bridge Of Spies’. The cold war thriller is their fourth big screen collaboration after ‘Saving Private Ryan’, ‘Catch Me If You Can’ and ‘The Terminal’, and sees Hanks play James Donovan, a real-life insurance lawyer asked to defend Soviet spy Rudolf Abel (Mark Rylance). The film has been getting strong Oscar buzz, and is exactly the kind of well-crafted filmmaking you’d expect from Hanks and Spielberg.
A newly unveiled porcelain bust of the Queen has been criticised for looking more like Tom Hanks than HRH herself. The statue, which is the largest piece of Chinese white porcelain ever made, was made by Chinese artist Chan Dapeng as a “gesture of reconciliation” between China and Britain and is on display now at the Winter Art and Antiques Fair. It’s ended up looking a bit like Tom Hanks. Good for him.” Paul Harris who organized the display of the artist dubbed China’s “new Rodin” defended the work explaining that the piece was created under very difficult circumstances.