Films based on high profile, relatively well-known “true stories” usually emphasise performance and pacing over plot. After all, it’s difficult to maintain tension when most of your audience already knows how the film will end. Viewers of “The Post” will probably already know the events that the movie is based on.
'The Post' star Tom Hanks thinks the Time's Up movement against sexual harassment in Hollywood is just the start of a very long journey towards equality.
Tom Hanks argues that his new thriller The Post is "not political" as the Pentagon Papers represents a moment of historical truth that cannot be denied.
'The Post' star Tom Hanks explains why he thinks Oprah Winfrey has what it takes to be President of the United States of America in this new era of American politics.
The Post, Steven Spielberg’s new movie about the Washington Post and its release of the Pentagon Papers, has been banned in Lebanon, according to reports. Sources tell The Hollywood Reporter that it’s been axed by the Lebanese censorship board because of Spielberg, who is on a ‘boycott Israel’ list. Spielberg is on the Arab League’s blacklist over a donation of $1 million from his foundation towards relief efforts following conflict between Lebanese militant group Hezbollah and Israel in 2006.
Forbes released its annual highest-paid actors list for 2017 and there are quite a few newcomers on the list. Overall, the list proves that if you star in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, you’re set for a while. Ruffalo got a nice payday from his role in the MCU.
Entertainment One has released the first trailer for Steven Spielberg's historical drama 'The Post', and it's a rather star-studded affair.
A zeitgeist tech thriller adapted from feted novelist Dave Eggers and starring Emma Watson and Tom Hanks is surely an open goal, right?
It looks like the two lovable stars might be making a run for the White House together.
A timely film about the vital role of the press in keeping government honest is coming together with a powerhouse cast. Steven Spielberg just said yes to direct Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep in The Post, the spec script by Liz Hannah bought last fall by Amy Pascal’s Pascal Pictures. The deals are being negotiated. The film is a drama about the Washington Post’s role in exposing the Pentagon Papers in 1971, and how the Post’s editor Ben Bradlee and publisher Kay Graham challenged the federal government over their right to publish them.
In Inferno, based on the Dan Brown novel, the only thing that stands between humanity and a devastating plague is Robert Langdon’s knowledge of Dante’s Inferno. In reality, if you were trying to outsmart a Dante-obsessed bioterrorist, you’d probably want to ring up Deborah Parker before you called in Tom Hanks. ...
Hey, remember that time when Tom Hanks directed a movie? No, not the 2011 flop Larry Crowne — his other movie, the 1996 comedy That Thing You Do! That film, about a fictional band that rises to one-hit wonder status in 1964, turns 20 today.
Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson are getting real about the “darkest days” they faced while fighting cancer.
We’ve seen how little girls can become the spitting image of their moms – ahem, Reese Witherspoon and Ava Phillippe – but the same can be said of dads and their sons. Click through the gallery below to see the next generation of A-list heartthrobs. Did we miss someone? Let us know by tweeting to @YahooStyleCA.
Tom Hanks already saved that Private Ryan fellow. Now, he’s back to the heroics in Sully, the Clint Eastwood-helmed film about Chelsey “Sully” Sullenberger, the US Airways pilot who landed his disabled passenger jet in the Hudson River.
Hollywood’s nice guy Tom Hanks has worked with many actors throughout his career, but he reserved some high praise for his “Inferno” co-star Felicity Jones. “She is a delight,” Hanks told Yahoo Singapore on the red carpet in Singapore when asked about working with the English actress. “She is a very accomplished artist and professional,” Hanks gushed.
Attorney James B. Donovan, played by Tom Hanks in Bridge of Spies, believes in following the law down to its finest details. But when it comes to being truthful with his wife, played by Amy Ryan, he decides to bend the rules. In this exclusive clip from Steven Spielberg’s forthcoming spy thriller, in theaters Friday, Donavan hurriedly packs his bags as he tells his wife he’s leaving on a “fishing expedition.”
Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks Steven Spielberg is keen to make Indiana Jones 5 — even if it puts Tom Hanks and Harrison Ford in competition for “actor who’s made the most Spielberg movies.” In an exclusive conversation about their new film Bridge of Spies, director Spielberg and star Hanks shared stories about the movies they’ve made and speculated about their next collaboration. “We’ve gotta figure this out because now, Tom is tied with Harrison Ford: Harrison and I did four movies, Tom and I have done four movies,” Spielberg explained. After the next Indiana Jones, he said, “I’ve got to make another one with Tom, that’ll be five for Tom, five for Harrison.
Want to join Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg for chat? You can re-watch a live question-and-answer session with Spielberg and Hanks from Thursday night (above) as they discuss their new fact-based historical thriller Bridge of Spies, which opens Oct. 16. Hanks and Spielberg discussed a range of topics, including the first time they met on the set of the 1980s comedy The Money Pit. Hanks threw in a great story from his Oscar-winning role in Saving Private Ryan and also explained that his white hair is for a new role.
Tom Hanks in his upcoming drama ‘Bridge of Spies’ (Photo: Jaap Buitendijk/DreamWorks) When not filming Oscar-bait movies, Tom Hanks likes to spend his spare time roaming Reddit’s Internet bulletins. At least that was the case on Tuesday when Hanks commented on about a dozen threads. The general discussion topics, posed to all users on the site, ranged from the recent discovery of water on Mars to his biggest fear. The way we know Hanks was really giving the answers?
In the most exciting bit of wish fulfillment since young Josh asked Zoltar for a growth spurt, typewriter enthusiastic and aspiring short fiction writer Tom Hanks has landed himself a book deal. Hanks, who while not clanking away on his collection of little machines is an Oscar-winning actor and director, will write a volume of stories inspired by his large personal typewriter collection. “The stories are not about the typewriters themselves, but rather the stories are something that might have been written on one of them,” said Hanks, who wrote this summer in the New York Times about his favorite composition machines and even launched his own iPad app that lets people pretend they’re typing on an antique machine.