October 19th, 2012
11:54 AM ET
Tom Hanks plays a variety of roles in his upcoming film "Cloud Atlas," and it seems that he got a little too into one of his characters Friday morning on "Good Morning America."
The 56-year-old actor was chatting about the adaptation of the acclaimed novel of the same name when he was asked to speak in the accent of one of his characters.
October 11th, 2012
03:39 PM ET
Tom Hanks is ready for the bright lights of Broadway.
The Hollywood star is making his debut on the Great White Way in a play from the late Nora Ephron called "Lucky Guy," set amidst the scandals and corruption plaguing New York City in the '80s - "a grand and glorious time to be in the tabloid business," as Ephron puts it in her play.
July 5th, 2011
05:54 PM ET
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May 16th, 2011
05:07 PM ET
Julia Roberts and Tom Hanks are going back to school in the upcoming comedy "Larry Crowne."
The film stars Hanks as a middle-aged man who loses his job and enrolls in junior college, where he meets cranky instructor Roberts. The Oscar-winning actress admits she wasn't quite sure she would make the grade as a professor.
"This was my first college experience," Roberts tells the June issue of W magazine. "And the first time I had to speak in front of a classroom, I was apoplectic. All these faces looking up at me, thinking, What is she going to teach us? I needed to find my composure. It was very hard—it was terrible, in fact."
May 10th, 2011
01:41 PM ET
The last episode of Oprah Winfrey's iconic talk show is airing on May 25, and a few of our favorite celebs have some ideas on how she should exit daytime TV.
Tom Hanks, for one, is hoping Winfrey will go on tour. "She should visit every city, every TV studio, every market around and just talk to people and make 'em feel a little bit better about themselves and teach them how to tell the truth."
"American Pie" dad Eugene Levy had a different take on her grand departure. "She should be shot out of a cannon and land in a big cake that says 25 years," Levy told CNN.
March 25th, 2011
05:23 PM ET
Get ready to whip out your favorite “Forrest Gump” quotes – in case you haven’t heard, tomorrow is International Tom Hanks Day.
The informal event, founded eight years ago by Chicagoan Kevin Turk, is going down at the Fizz Bar & Grill in the Windy City on March 26th.
Hanks approved and autographed memorabilia is raffled off along with food and drink tickets and official Tom Hanks Day T-shirts, all while screenings of the Oscar winner’s movies and TV stints play in the background. Money collected at the event is donated to Lifeline Energy, a London-based non-profit that provides access to energy and education to orphans and women.
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