Tom Hanks on David Letterman : video
May 20, 2013 - 0 comment
Tom Hanks was a guest on The Late Show with David Letterman on May 14th. He discussed the play Lucky Guy, that he performs on Broadway until July 3. He told David Letterman he had to take steroids to cure a nasty cold while having to keep going on stage every night. You can watch the 25-minute interview in our videos.
David Letterman also mentioned a poll made by Reader's Digest which revealed that Tom Hanks is the most trusted person in the United States. Tom Hanks gave his opinion regarding Sandra Bullock, Denzel Washington, Meryl Streep, Maya Angelou, Steven Spielberg, Bill Gates, Alex Trebek, Melinda Gates and Julia Roberts, who complete the Top Ten of the poll.
Captain Phillips : first official trailer
May 08, 2013 - 0 comment
The first official trailer for the movie Captain Phillips directed by Paul Greengrass (The Bourne Trilogy, United 93...) has just been released. It's bracing, exciting, riveting and it is considered by many as another Oscar contending role for Tom Hanks. You can watch it in our videos by clicking on the thumbnails below.
Update: the trailer is now available in HD.
The movie is based on Richard Phillips's memoir A Captain's Duty: Somali Pirates, Navy SEALs, and Dangerous Days at Sea and tells the story of Capt. Richard Phillips, the leader of the cargo ship Maersk Alabama who gave himself up as a hostage to Somali pirates to keep his crew from having to leave the ship with them. After three days alone with the armed pirates in a small lifeboat, Phillips was saved by Navy SEALS who staged a raid that left three captors dead and another in custody.
The script was written by Billy Ray (Hart's War, Flightplan, State of Play…). The movie is produced by the team behind The Social Network, that is to say Scott Rudin, Michael De Luca, Dana Brunetti and Kevin Spacey.
The movie will hit threater on October 11, 2013 in the United States and in the United Kingdom.
Tony Awards: The Meet The Nominees Press Junket
May 08, 2013 - 0 comment
On May 1, 2013, Tom Hanks attended the 2013 Tony Awards: The Meet The Nominees Press Junket along with other Lucky Guy nominees George C. Wolfe and co-star Courtney B. Vance. They are respectively nominated for Best Director Of APlay and Best Performance By An Actor In A Featured Role In A Play. Remember, the 2013 Tony Awars Ceremony will take place on June 9th and will air live on CBS at 8/7c.
Unfortunately, we haven't been able to find any video about this event yet but you can at least see photos in our gallery.
Tom Hanks has been gathering numerous awards nominations for his portrayal of Mike McAlary and has just been awarded with the 2013 Theatre World Award that recognizes six actors and six actresses for their debut performance in a Broadway or Off-Broadway production. It is not a competition and is it only given once.
The 69th Annual Theatre World Award Ceremony will take place on June 3rd at 6:45 pm at the Music Box Theatre, New York.