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Review: ‘Inferno’ barely heats up the screen Special

‘Inferno’ is the third installment in the Robert Langdon film series, taking the scholar back to Italy but leaving his faculties elsewhere.

Rita Wilson to embark on headlining tour, to support new album

New York - Singer-songwriter Rita Wilson will be embarking on a headlining tour this spring, which will be in support of her self-titled CD.

New bust of the Queen of England 'looks like Tom Hanks'

London - Shanghai sculptor Chen Dapeng spent three months secretly sculpting a bust of Queen Elizabeth. In a gesture of reconciliation, the bust was said to have been given to the Queen and Royal Family last week. One problem though, it looks like Tom Hanks.

Review: ‘Bridge of Spies’ is a stirring but welcome crossing Special

‘Bridge of Spies’ is a dialogue-heavy historical drama from Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks, which manages to take its characters out of the typically stuffy back rooms and engage audiences for the entire length of its narrative.

Tom Hanks finds student ID, starts Twitter campaign to find owner

New York City - Hollywood actor Tom Hanks found a college girl's student ID in the park Tuesday and immediately launched a Twitter campaign to track her down and return it.

Tom Hanks among 37th Annual Kennedy Center Honors recipients

Al Green, Tom Hanks, Patricia McBride, Sting, and Lily Tomlin are the recipients of The 2014 Kennedy Center Honors, which were announced today.

Coen brothers link up with Spielberg

The Coen brothers have taken a surprise turn and are teaming up with Steven Spielberg to make a Cold War thriller starring Tom Hanks.

Review: ‘Saving Mr. Banks’ reveals the magic behind the wonder Special

‘Saving Mr. Banks’ recounts author P.L. Travers’ struggle with granting filmmaker Walt Disney the rights to adapt her novel, “Mary Poppins.”

Review: 'Saving Mr. Banks' is not quite as magical as it should be Special

A movie about how Walt Disney finally convinced notoriously prickly author P.L. Travers to allow him to make her most famous novel into a movie seems like perfect holiday fare on all counts.

Canada: Tom Hanks booed at CFL final

Regina - Tom Hanks may get the royal treatment in Hollywood, but the actor found himself on the receiving end of some catcalls from rabid football fans prior to Canada's coveted pigskin final.

'Gravity' stays afloat leaving 'Captain Phillips' behind

"Captain Phillips" left port with a solid run but could not hold off "Gravity" in its second week. Sandra Bullock and George Clooney held firmly to the top spot at the box office with $44.2 million.

Review: Tom Hanks excels in ‘Captain Phillips’ Special

‘Captain Phillips’ is the true story of the 2009 hijacking of the US-flagged MV Maersk Alabama by Somali pirates. It was the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in two hundred years.

Review: 'Captain Phillips' keeps you on the edge of your seat Special

As true-to-life a superhero story as you're ever going to see, Tom Hanks turns in a gripping, tour-de-force performance as Richard Phillips, a cargo ship captain kidnapped by Somali pirates in 2009.

Diabetes will affect future roles for Tom Hanks

Movie actor Tom Hanks has said he has ruled out roles which require drastic weight gain following his diagnosis with Type 2 diabetes.

Band of Brothers poster signed by cast to help veterans Special

Marine turned actor Michael Broderick saw an opportunity to help fellow veterans and jumped at the chance! He spearheaded the Poster Project in hopes to raise donations and awareness for the problems veterans face when transitioning to civilian life.

Tom Hanks nominated for online Webby Award for his Yahoo series

Actor Tom Hanks, a two-time Academy Award winner, has been nominated for a Webby Award. He`s nominated in the Online Film & Video (Drama) category for an internet series he made for Yahoo called `Electric City.`

New book from Dan Brown on the way this spring

Robert Langdon is back in Dan Brown's new novel, Inferno. The new release from Random House will center around Dante's Inferno.

Photos of Tom Hanks and 'drunk' fan go viral

Everyone knows Tom Hanks is a great actor and a nice guy. He's always stopping to pose for photos with fans and sign their autographs. Now a couple of photos of Hanks and a fan, pretending to be drunk, have made him a star on the Internet.

Tom Hanks to make Broadway debut in 'Lucky Guy'

New York - The Huffington Post is reporting that Oscar-winning actor Tom Hanks is slated to make his Broadway debut next year as Daily News columnist Mike McAlary in Nora Ehpron's "Lucky Guy."

Op-Ed: Larry Crowne down despite Tom Hanks and Julia Roberts

Los Angeles - Tom Hanks and Julia Roberts star in the comedy “Larry Crowne” but it has a tame opening at the box office and doesn't win the critics’ vote.

Hanks adapting 'American Gods' for HBO

Tom Hanks' Playtone production company is producing a six-season adaptation of Neil Gaiman's award winning novel "American Gods" for HBO.

Op-Ed: Review: 'Toy Story 3' hits all the right notes Special

Disney's Pixar has hit a home run with 'Toy Story 3' which continues follow the adventures of a group of toys owned by a boy named Andy.

'Toy Story 3' hits the big screen

Toy Story 3 hit the theaters on Friday to huge crowds of children as Woody, Buzz Lightyear, and their friends run through another exciting adventure when they come to the realization that Andy is leaving for college and leaving them behind.

Pew Poll Shows Only 33% of Americans View Hollywood Favorably

In a recent Pew poll, only 33% of Americans polled view the Hollywood entertainment industry favorably. That is a lower score than for President Bush when he left office. Worse, 51% of Americans polled hold a negative view of the industry. Major bad PR.

Op-Ed: Hollywood Stars Making Headlines in Blockbuster PR Disasters

Is this a Triple Feature or what? First, Sean Penn says to jail journos who call Chavez a dictator. Then, Megan Mullally calls Jay Leno insane for targeting red state viewers. Now, Tom Hanks and Matt Damon star in their PR Hiroshimas. The buzz is red hot!

Tom Hanks, Steven Spielberg working on miniseries The Pacific

Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg are reuniting to produce another World War 2 television mini-series. After the successful Band of Brothers they are shifting their focus to US Marine Corps operation in Pacific during World War 2.

Op-Ed: Victor Ortiz Is Vicious In the Ring But A Swell Guy Outside

Ever since Golden Boy Promotions picked Ortiz up and added the Kansas native to their stable it was evident that they were grooming the next poster boy for their multi-million dollar corporation.

Lifelights Aims To Light Up Orphaned Households In Rwanda

With the help of Tom Hanks and other donations 10,000 orphaned households in Rwanda will be receiving Lifelights, a lantern that is powered with renewable energy.

Ryan Meets Hanks in her latest movie.

The role gives Ryan the chance to work with another member of the Hanks family - Tom Hanks's son Colin will play her son in the film.

Op-Ed: Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson’s solid marriage saddens Hollywood

Hollywood power couple Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson, who were married in 1988, have again let down the media and the Hollywood community with their announcement today that their marriage continues to be rock solid.

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Tom Hanks with Rita Wilson at the Golden Globes
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Tom Hanks and fan pretending to be drunk
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Sandra Bullock in Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close
Sandra Bullock in Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close
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Tom Hanks and Thomas Horn
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Director Stephen Daldry on location
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Tom Hanks and Felicity Jones star in  Inferno
Tom Hanks and Felicity Jones star in 'Inferno'
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Mark Rylance and Tom Hanks star in Steven Spielberg s  Bridge of Spies
Mark Rylance and Tom Hanks star in Steven Spielberg's 'Bridge of Spies'
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Screengrab from the movie's trailer
Tom Hanks found a student s ID card in the park and started a Twitter campaign to track her down.
Tom Hanks found a student's ID card in the park and started a Twitter campaign to track her down.
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Photo of Queen Elizabeth next to the bust by Chen Dapeng.
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Tom Hanks and Thomas Horn
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Scene from Saving Mr. Banks
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Tom Hanks and Emma Thompson in a scene from 'Saving Mr. Banks'
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Tom Hanks stars in "Captain Phillips."
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