Articles Tagged 'Tom Hanks'

“Black Mass” – Virgin Atlantic Gala – BFI London Film Festival

WATCH: Benedict Cumberbatch Reads Letter Written by Teenage Tom Hanks

The Letters Live annual event, which we’ve talked about in earlier posts, matches up celebrities with letters typically written by historical figures, and has them read aloud. It looks like this year there might be a bit of a change up. Benedict Cumberbatch recently read a letter written by Tom Hanks, at the age of […]


WATCH: Tom Hanks is Miracle on the Hudson Pilot in ‘Sully’ Trailer

When you want an actor to play a likable and sympathetic figure in a real-life story, then getting Tom Hanks signed on is something of a slam-dunk. So it’s no surprise that that’s exactly what Clint Eastwood has done for his upcoming docudrama Sully, which dramatizes the events of the 2009 “Miracle on the Hudson” […]


WATCH: Felicity Jones Teams Up with Tom Hanks in ‘Inferno’

Yes, the trailer for Inferno has been released. Yes, it’s the latest in a trilogy of movies adapted from novels by Dan Brown that began with The Da Vinci Code. And yes, it’s our first chance to see Harvard scholar Robert Langdon (Tom Hanks) since 2009’s Angels & Demons, but the really big news—something neither Da Vinci […]


WATCH: Tom Hanks and Felicity Jones Star in ‘Inferno’ Trailer

Tom Hanks returns as Robert Langdon in director Ron Howard‘s Inferno. We were first introduced to Langdon in the film adaptation of Dan Brown‘s The Da Vinci Code in 2006, followed by Angels and Demons in 2009 (but in actuality, the novel Angels and Demons was released first). In the third installment of the franchise […]

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So How Did James Corden Do on ‘The Late Late Show’?

Not too shabbily, as it happens. Having been the subject of more than a few snarky editorials and the prominent side-eye of David Letterman, James Corden’s first appearance on The Late Late Show went very well indeed. A hit with critics and viewers alike. Here’s how he got started, with an emotional monologue that entirely threw […]


The Sky’s The Limit: ‘Gravity’ Leads 2014 BAFTA Nominations

The list of nominations for this year’s BAFTA film awards were announced this morning, and it seems, as with the Golden Globes, that there’s a huge critical consensus around a handful of astonishing performances. Most notably, there are the 11 nominations for Gravity, including best film and best British film, best director, and best actress […]


Top 10 U.K. Viral Videos of 2013: Celebrities Letting Loose

You’ve watched them, shared them, and probably GIF’d them all, but in case you missed some of the best celebrity moments of the year, or just want to watch them again and again, here’s a comprehensive list of our personal favorites for your viewing pleasure. Some are Brits on American TV, others are Americans showing […]

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How Tom Hanks Made Benedict Cumberbatch A Star

Here’s a nice thing that emerged yesterday. It seems Tom Hanks is directly responsible for creating the careers of at least three, possibly four hugely talented British actors, and he’s been keeping fairly quiet about it until now. In an interview with the Radio Times, he explained that he was the producer of a British […]

Emma Thompson book signing at Selfridges Oxford Street, London, Britain – 06 Sep 2012

New Yorkers: Emma Thompson Is Heading To Your Town

Recently we’ve been bringing you a lot of news about theatrical events that are happening on the wrong side of the Atlantic, starring some of Anglophenia’s most beloved performers, so here’s a brief note of excitement to redress the balance a little. Emma Thompson is to make her (albeit brief) New York stage debut in […]

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