Centuries-spanning 'Cloud Atlas' proved a mind-boggling challenge for stars Tom Hanks, Halle Berry and crew

October 21, 2012 - New York Daily News

If “Cloud Atlas” — with its six intertwined stories that span 500 years — looks like one of the most audacious epics ever filmed, imagine what making it was like for the cast and crew. Enduring long stretches in the makeup chair to play multiple roles and bouncing...

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Tom Hanks Has ‘Loose Leaf Notebook’ Full of Women

October 20, 2012 - CNN

(CNN) — Tom Hanks’ upcoming movie “Cloud Atlas” might be a little confusing for those who haven’t read the book on which it’s based. In the movie, actors play multiple races with varying accents and even different genders — and they do it across eras...

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Hanks finally gets his sci-fi adventure

October 20, 2012 - Courier Post Online

Tom Hanks is such a big fan of science-fiction movies that back in 1982, he and his “Bosom Buddies” co-star Peter Scolari snuck onto the soundstage where “‘Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan” was being filmed. Hanks didn’t land the cameo in “Wrath of...

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Tom Hanks relishes challenges of Cloud Atlas roles

October 19, 2012 - The Montreal Gazette

LOS ANGELES – Tom Hanks has nothing to prove in the acting game, but he still likes to entertain himself with tests. That’s why he jumped at the opportunity to play multiple characters in the complex film Cloud Atlas, which opens Oct. 26. The 56-year-old is part of an...

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Elie Wiesel And Tom Hanks: New Fast Friends

October 19, 2012 - The Jewish Week

Few would put the names Elie Wiesel, Tom Hanks and Sting in the same sentence, much less the men themselves in the same room. But there they were Wednesday evening in the majestic Celeste Bartos Forum of the New York Public Library where The Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity honored the...

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Tom Hanks honored at Elie Wiesel Foundation gala

October 18, 2012 - Associated Press

When two-time Oscar winner Tom Hanks found out he was being honored by the Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity at the New York Public Library, he remembered he owed a couple of books. "I've got to turn them in from 1977," Hanks said on the red carpet before going into the gala...

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What's up with Tom Hanks?

October 18, 2012 - Times of Oman

"The kids are out of the house,- says the actor, who is the father of 35-year-old Colin, 30-year-old Elizabeth, 22-year-old Chet and 17-year-old Truman. "I'm telling you, all the kids are gone and it's the greatest thing that has ever happened to Mr. and Mrs. Hanks. Of course...

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Tom Hanks on Becoming Walt Disney for 'Saving Mr. Banks'

October 18, 2012 - Hollywood Reporter

The actor visited the Disney Family Museum in San Francisco to research for the role of the famous mogul. Three weeks into production on Saving Mr. Banks, Tom Hanks spoke recently about his portrayal of Walt Disney in the new movie about behind-the-scenes wrangling to produce the...

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Tom Hanks' Apollo Hangover

October 18, 2012 - Express.co.uk

Tom Hanks says watching the final flight of Nasa’s space shuttle Endeavour got him itching to get back into his very own spacesuit. Thousands turned out to watch the retired spacecraft making the trip to its final resting place at the California Science Center on Sunday after it had...

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Cloud Atlas comedy smack down: Tom Hanks vs. Halle Berry

October 16, 2012 - Canada.com

Welcome to the Cloud Atlas battle of wits. In one corner (of the table), we have two-time Oscar winner Tom Hanks, star of Cloud Atlas and former cross-dressing thespian who tried to have his coming out party with the early '80s sitcom, Bosom Buddies. In the other corner, we have...

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