Tom Hanks Unveils His Sci-Fi Internet Series, ‘Electric City'

September 30, 2010 - The New York Times

When Tom Hanks imagines the future, you might think he sees a desk strewn with Oscars, Emmys and the scripts for a dozen more World War II projects. But the far-flung earth that Mr. Hanks will present in a new Internet-based animated series called “Electric City” will be a more...

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How HBO Spent More Than $200 Million on "Pacific"

August 27, 2010 - ABC News

LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - On a muggy morning in September 1944, Pfc. Eugene Sledge and the 1st Marine Division landed on a beach at Peleliu, a Pacific island between New Guinea and the Philippines, where they were attacked by 11,000 Japanese soldiers. That moment would later be...

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My childhood is no joy story

July 12, 2010 -

At the heart of the Toy Story films is a happy, settled childhood - a far cry from the one experienced by its engaging star. Tom Hanks has won the love of a generation of adults and kids as the voice of loyal, steady and faithful cowboy Woody.But these qualities seemed in short supply during...

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Beyond All Boundaries honored with a Gold 2010 MUSE Award

June 07, 2010 - Design Taxi

"Beyond All Boundaries," the new multi-sensory cinematic experience at The National World War II Museum in New Orleans, was selected to receive a prestigious 2010 Gold MUSE Award, Multimedia Installation, by the American Association of Museums (AAM). Tom Hanks served as executive...

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Thanks for the pie Mr. Hanks!!

June 03, 2010 - SCPR Blog

Last week, I had the great privilege of meeting Tom Hanks and a fantastic guy who drives him around - Bo Stevenson. When I met Bo, he told me about how he had never listened to public radio before he started working for Mr. Hanks. But once he started, he was hooked! Now, I'm always...

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Tom Hanks Returns to ‘The Pacific'

June 03, 2010 - The New York Times

Following his starring role in “Saving Private Ryan” and his work on the HBO miniseries“Band of Brothers” and “The Pacific” (on which he is an executive producer with Gary Goetzman and Steven Spielberg), Tom Hanks was not quite finished chronicling the...

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Tom Hanks Talks ‘Toy Story 3,’ Pixar and Mr. Potato Head

May 25, 2010 - Film Gecko

'Toy Story 3' arrives in theaters June 18, 2010, and I can't wait to see our beloved friends again. This third movie in the super popular franchise finds Woody, Buzz and the rest of the toy box gang dumped in a daycare center after their owner Andy departs for college. I caught up...

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'Bosom Buddies’ still close to Tom Hanks’ heart

April 19, 2010 - Los Angeles Times

Before the two best-actor Oscars, the hit movies and other distinguished projects that catapulted him into Hollywood's elite ranks, Tom Hanks was an un-pretty woman. In 1980, Hanks got one of his first breaks with "Bosom Buddies," an ABC show in which he and Peter Scolari...

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Why America preferred to forget about the Pacific war – until now

April 04, 2010 - The Observer

A Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks TV series about the second world war's brutal Pacific campaign begins tomorrow – a story surprisingly little told because, for years, the public has preferred to turn away from its dark undertone of racism and savagery. When Tom Hanks was making...

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Pixar's 'Toy Story 3' a very big winner

April 02, 2010 - CNet News

EMERYVILLE, Calif.--Oh, Pixar, Pixar, Pixar. You've done it again. Let me just say it now: "Toy Story 3" is fantastic. I saw an advanced screening Thursday night, and going back over the notes I took in the dark theater at Pixar's headquarters here, I find this that I wrote...

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