Tom Hanks Signs at Village Books

December 26, 2008 - Palisades Post

Hillary Clinton famously declared that it takes a village to raise a child. Last Wednesday, it took an internationally recognized, Academy Award-winning movie star to help raise Village Books during these difficult economic times. Tom Hanks appeared at the Swarthmore Avenue-based independent...

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Tom Hanks signs on to help Great Lakes Theater Festival

August 17, 2008 - Cleveland Live

Tom Hanks' movies have earned $3.3 billion, making him the third best-selling leading man in Hollywood history. And it all started at Lakewood High School in 1977, when a bushy-haired, baby-faced, 20-year-old actor-intern from California got a weekly paycheck of $45 for doing bit parts...

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Tom Hanks talks politics

April 24, 2008 - Parade Magazine

f you can't bear to watch another analysis of the endless campaign feud between Barack and Hillary, check out the newly released DVD of Charlie Wilson's War starring Julia Roberts, Tom Hanks and Philip Seymour Hoffman (who was nominated for an Oscar for his performance as a rogue CIA...

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Q&A: Tom Hanks

February 28, 2008 - The Wall Street Journal

As a producer behind the new HBO miniseries "John Adams," Tom Hanks talks about what it took to make the revolutionary show about America's second president. You've acted in or produced other historical dramas such as "Saving Private Ryan" and "Band of...

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No more Mr Nice Hanks

January 26, 2008 - Stuff

Who you calling nice? If there is one thing that gets on actor Tom Hanks' nerves, it is people saying he never plays a bad guy. Tom Hanks is fed up with his baddies coming out good – and he's ready to blow. There's infamous footage taken a few years ago of Tom Hanks and...

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It's the Hanks and Hanks Show for father and son in 'Buck'

January 24, 2008 - USA Today

ARK CITY, Utah — As Colin Hanks travels around the Sundance Film Festival showing off his comedy The Great Buck Howard, a familiar question always pops up at the post-screening Q&A sessions. So, how did you prepare for working with that guy who had a bit part as your dad? The...

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Star Hanks cautious over war film

January 03, 2008 - BBC News

Oscar-winning actor Tom Hanks says he is unsure if his latest film, Charlie Wilson's War, will find an audience. He may have won two Oscars, and be one of the most popular stars in cinema. But the 51-year-old fears his latest film could be a flop.Charlie Wilson's War opens in the UK...

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Tom Hanks goes to war

January 03, 2008 - The Times

Can Mr Nice Guy Tom Hanks play a lecherous cad in a war movie and still work box-office magic? Can this really be Tom Hanks, all-round cinematic good guy? Forrest Gump, for goodness sake? In an LA hotel suite Hollywood’s King of Clean laughs wryly: “Yes, I went into this career...

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Tom Hanks and Charlie Wilson Interview

January 2008 - Reader’s Digest

Before there was a war on terror, there was Charlie Wilson's War. A conversation with Tom Hanks and the Congressman he plays. A Little-Known Chapter of History Patriotism comes in many shapes. There's the straight-up sentiment of Tom Hanks, one of the most admired celebrities...

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"I saw white powder on red fingernails passing in front of my face..."

January 2008 - Screen Jabber

Charlie Wilson's War is a hugely entertaining slice of politics that could be described as pointed satire if it wasn't so closely based on a true story. Director Mike Nichols and star Tom Hanks made a whistlestop visit to London last week and, despite the best efforts of London...

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