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Tom Hanks in ‘Lucky Guy,’ His Broadway Debut

Tom Hanks

Mr. Hanks is making his Broadway debut in “Lucky Guy,” written by his friend Nora Ephron... Tom Hanks swears. Not a blue streak, no, but it’s bracing to hear profanity from the man who has defined decency for three decades in Hollywood, playing white knights in “Splash,” “Forrest Gump,” “Apollo 13” and the “Toy Story” series. If he is grandma-friendly on screen, he is looser and less predictable in person — as his old friend Nora Ephron was reminded several years ago when she sent him the screenplay for a biopic, “Lucky Guy.” Mr. Hanks took an instant dislike to his character, Mike McAlary, the muckraking columnist of New York City tabloids in the 1980s and ’90s.


Tom Hanks lets obscenity slip on ABC's 'GMA'

ABC and Tom Hanks are apologizing after the actor let slip a swear word during a live appearance on "Good Morning America."...


'The Road We've Traveled': Trailer For New Documentary Highlights President Obama's First-Term Accomplishments

Barack Obama

The Obama campaign, in its push to remind voters why they cast their ballots in 2008, is releasing a documentary that plays up the president's accomplishments. The two-minute trailer is for the documentary, "The Road We've Traveled," which takes a look back on President Obama's first term, from the collapse on Wall Street to the fight over health care. "Road," which is narrated by Tom Hanks and directed by Davis Guggenheim, who helmed the Oscar winning environmentalist documentary, An Inconvenient Truth. "Road" will be shown at Obama campaign events next week.


Tom Hanks' Web series to stream on Yahoo


Tom Hanks' long gestating Web series is coming to Yahoo. "Electric City," an animated futuristic series Hanks has been developing for years, will premiere on Yahoo this spring.


Hugh Grant Joins Cast of 'Cloud Atlas' Adaptation

Hugh Grant Joins Cast of 'Cloud Atlas' Adaptation

Hugh Grant joins Halle Berry, Tom Hanks in screen adaptation of David Mitchell's 'Cloud Atlas'


Pia Toscano Lands Record Deal

Pia Toscano Lands Record Deal

Justice is served. America has been in an uproar over the American Idol ousting of standout competitor Pia Toscano -- even celebrities like Tom Hanks and Jennifer Hudson were tweeting their disbelief. Today, Pia's people can rejoice: the 22-year-old has just scored a record deal, independent of her American Idol ties.


'Larry Crowne' Trailer

Universal Pictures has released the trailer for the Tom Hanks-directed romantic comedy "Larry Crowne" starring Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts, Taraji P. Henson, Bryan Cranston, Nia Vardalos, and George Takei.


Critics Consensus: Toy Story 3 Is Certified Fresh

Critics Consensus: Toy Story 3 Is Certified Fresh

This week at the movies brings the return of Pixar's most iconic heroes (Toy Story 3, with voice work by Tom Hanks and Tim Allen) as well as a supernatural bounty hunter (Jonah Hex, starring Josh Brolin and Megan Fox). What do the critics have to say? Few (if any) studios can boast a critical and commercial streak that's been as astonishing as Pixar's. Now, with Toy Story 3, the company's creative minds have reprised the characters that have long been their trademark, and the critical response has run from positive to borderline ecstatic. Critics say the stylistically bold but...


Toy Story 3 International Trailer

A new international trailer for Disney and Pixar's "Toy Story 3" starring the returning voices of Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Joan Cusack, John Ratzenberger is now online.The film is due out on June 18, 2010. Have a look at the trailer below and let us know what you think.


Box Office Guru Preview: Hanks Returns to Save Vatican

Only one new film ventures into wide release as Tom Hanks steps back into the role of Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon for the conspiracy thriller Angels & Demons. A sequel to the 2006 smash The Da Vinci Code, Angels reunites Hanks with director Ron Howard for the fourth time. Both films were based on the best-selling novels of Dan Brown. In the new installment, Langdon is called to the Vatican to help stop a secret society from killing the top Cardinals of the Catholic Church following the death of the Pope. Code was a global smash opening three years ago...


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