Tom Hanks on what makes the Tom and Julia Roberts team click

June 25, 2011 - Orlando Sentinel

Some more from my interview (full newspaper version of the story here) with Tom Hanks re: his new film, “Larry Crowne.” Playing a man who loses his job and goes to community college to find a way to reinvent himself, it pairs up Hanks with Julia Roberts again. She plays a college...

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Everybody's Mr. Hollywood - Tom Hanks - returns to the big screen

June 25, 2011 - Star Telegram

Tom Hanks is one of the most successful figures in show business, a two-time Best Actor Oscar winner and the star of 17 $100 million-plus box office hits. Yet here he is in Dallas, sitting in the Hilton Anatole, talking about the ones that didn't take, the almosts and not-quites, the...

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Tom Hanks talks about possible JFK project on HBO

June 25, 2011 - Dallas Morning News

Tom Hanks is always on the lookout for new projects to make through his production company, Playtone. Now Dallas is on the list of his possible destinations. Vincent Bugliosi, the author of Reclaiming History: The Assassination of President John F. Kennedy, a 1,612-page tome that debunks...

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Tom Hanks enjoys new role: Grandpa

June 24, 2011 - Inquirer Entertainment

LOS ANGELES— “It’s better than television,” Tom Hanks joked about his new role: Grandpa to Olivia Jane Hanks, who was born last February. “It’s magnificent!” The actor, clearly enjoying his first grandchild, exulted, “There’s nothing...

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Recession, as seen by Tom Hanks and Julia Roberts

June 24, 2011 - The Independent

The highest-grossing star in the world and America’s sweetheart can feel our pain, they tell Gill Pringle ahead of their new movie He is officially the biggest box-office star in the world and she is America’s long-reigning sweetheart and eternal Pretty Woman. as a screen couple,...

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Tom Hanks: Acting is a holiday

June 24, 2011 - MusicRooms

  The Hollywood icon directed and stars in upcoming romantic comedy Larry Crowne, where he appears opposite Julia Roberts. His other directing credits include 1996 comedy That Thing You Do! and as much as he enjoys being behind the screen, he concedes it’s a large amount of...

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Educating Tom Hanks

June 23, 2011 -

BEVERLY HILLS, California - Tom Hanks knows he could have turned his latest directing effort, Larry Crowne, into a real downer. After all, it's the story of an affable, middle-aged guy who becomes the victim of downsizing and his own lack of education. Despite his success as team leader...

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Tom Hanks on space and ‘Major Matt Mason’

June 22, 2011 - Orlando Sentinel

Tom Hanks’ interest in space and space flight has been pretty well-documented. He’s made a movie about the Apollo program (“Apollo 13″) produced, wrote and hosted “From the Earth to the Moon,” about the early years of the Space Race (“I was in Florida,...

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Tom Hanks chats about movie missteps, directing and more

June 22, 2011 - Star-Telegram

On an ill-advised adaptation "I made one of the worst movies of all time, The Bonfire of the Vanities. And the only reason I can say I know what went wrong is because we went away from the book [by Tom Wolfe], we went away from what the story was. And as soon as you do that, you're no...

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Tom Hanks At Screen Singapore: Charmed, I Must Say

June 20, 2011 - End Of Show

There is much to be said about a confident man. And when Oscar Award-winning actor Tom Hanks strode into the crowded press room at Capella Sentosa on June 11, he not only exuded an aura of cool assurance, he also managed to charm the media at the same time. Taller in person and looking...

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