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Disney Announces 'Toy Story 4' Is Set For June 2017

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 11.06.2014 | Entertainment

It's back to infinity and beyond for Woody and the gang, who will officially return to the big screen for "Toy Story 4." Disney CEO Bob Iger announ...

Tom Hanks Is Writing A Book Of Short Stories

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 11.03.2014 | Books

Tom Hanks, who needs no introduction unless you've literally never seen a movie, will add "published author" to his long list of accomplishments somet...

How Tom Hanks Made One Cab Driver A Seriously 'Lucky Guy'

The Huffington Post | Lauren Zupkus | Posted 10.28.2014 | Entertainment

Brandon Stanton's Humans of New York blog features incredible stories from New Yorkers every day, but one cab driver's tale involving Tom Hanks might ...

Big: The Musical, Reduced

Steven Suskin | Posted 10.13.2014 | Arts
Steven Suskin

This Big, alas, seems just as unengaging as the Broadway version; given the lack of orchestral accompaniment, it is even less entertaining.

Rita Wilson Riffs on Taking Risks at Café Carlyle

Regina Weinreich | Posted 09.27.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Rita Wilson told a funny story about having worked with Bobby Short, resident star singer pianist at this special supper club back in the day. "It was a commercial," she laughed and sang a few notes from the Charlie ad, and we never really met. That was my brush with greatness."

Bill Murray and the Roles That Got Away

John Farr | Posted 11.19.2014 | Entertainment
John Farr

As we celebrate the rascally Murray's 64th birthday, let's take a quick look at some roles he missed or passed on, and wonder what might have been.

Tom Hanks Joins FIFA Turf War

AP | ANNE M. PETERSON | Posted 10.27.2014 | Sports

Even actor Tom Hanks has an opinion about whether the athletes at the 2015 Women's World Cup should play on artificial turf or grass. A...

Tom Hanks' 'Forrest Gump' Rehearsal Footage Is Missing One Thing

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 08.08.2014 | Entertainment

Behold, here's Tom Hanks' "audition tape" for "Forrest Gump." Surfaced 20 years after the film's debut, this video shows Hanks reading opposite Robin ...

Actor Colin Hanks Doesn't Talk Show Biz With His Dad

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 08.04.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

When it came to choosing his profession, actor Colin Hanks followed in his father’s footsteps, but it turns out the two actors don’t talk show bus...

Tom Hanks Heads To Egypt For New Film

AP | Posted 07.19.2014 | Entertainment

CAIRO (AP) — Hollywood star Tom Hanks has started shooting portions of his new film "A Hologram for the King" in Egypt's Red Sea resort city of Hurg...

Here's What The Cast Of 'Forrest Gump' Is Up To 20 Years Later

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 07.10.2014 | Entertainment

While hard to believe, it's been 20 years since "Forrest Gump" was released. Before July 6, 1994, we didn't have handy dessert-box metaphors for life,...

Guess Who?

The Huffington Post | Lauren Zupkus | Posted 08.07.2014 | Entertainment

It's Tom Hanks' 58th birthday today, and he's celebrating with a throwback photo for the ages. The actor posted an adorable childhood photo on Who...

Sh*t Got Really Weird At This Wedding, Thanks To Tom Hanks

The Huffington Post | Lauren Zupkus | Posted 07.08.2014 | Entertainment

This is definitely one of those "pics or it didn't happen" moments. Music manager Scooter Braun tied the knot with cancer activist Yael Cohen in C...

This Dream Reunion Is In The Works

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 06.26.2014 | Entertainment

Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan are likely to reunite onscreen in "Ithaca," the film adaption of William Saroyan's 1943 novel, "The Human Comedy." "Ithaca" wil...

This Honest Trailer For 'Forrest Gump' Is Too Real

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 06.24.2014 | Entertainment

This honest trailer for "Forrest Gump" is too real. It's true, Forrest "bombards complete strangers with his entire life story," and Jenny -- sorry, w...

Rita Wilson On Fear, First Kisses And The Role That Changed Her Life Forever

Pat Gallagher | Posted 08.16.2014 | Fifty
Pat Gallagher

Rita Wilson lives on the edge. The actress, writer, producer, director and singer admits it was difficult for her to step out of her comfort zone when she decided to record her first album, AM/FM, back in 2012. Actually it wasn't the recording session that set her up for light-weight panic attacks, it was the thought of singing on a stage. In front of people!

15 Memorable Celebrity Graduation Speeches

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 07.29.2014 | College
Jeryl Brunner

Over the years, a number of celebrities have delivered memorable commencement speeches. Some are poignant, some hilarious, some endlessly inspiring, and some are completely unexpected.

Become More Highly-Valued

Kare Anderson | Posted 07.26.2014 | Good News
Kare Anderson

For some of us asking is hard, but giving feels natural. Yet a healthy relationship, over time, is where both feel strengthened by the mutual support they experience together.

The Normal Heart: Storytelling as Activism

Faisal Al-Juburi | Posted 07.28.2014 | Gay Voices
Faisal Al-Juburi

The movie is garnering much attention because of the extraordinary star power -- not unlike how the celebrity of Hanks helped to propel Philadelphia. But, as with Philadelphia, it is the humanity imbued in a story being told at a necessary time that promises to enrapture audiences.

Bring Back Nigeria's Kidnapped Girls on Mother's Day!

Lonna Saunders | Posted 07.11.2014 | Impact
Lonna Saunders

Happy Mother's Day around the world! Nearly 50 countries celebrate Mother's Day. But not a happy Mother's Day when the hearts of mothers of those ki...

Fantastic Film Festivals That You Might Not Know About

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 07.01.2014 | Entertainment
Jeryl Brunner

Ever since she was a child and watching movies on television from the '30s and '40s with her mother, Andra Takacs has been hooked on films.

When Something's Lost: Our Fascination With Flight MH370

Robert C. Crosby, D.Min. | Posted 05.25.2014 | Religion
Robert C. Crosby, D.Min.

There have been mysterious and tragic stories before, but this one is different. Just what is it that makes this story so unique and riveting to us?

Why I Walked Away From My Six-Figure Job... and the Surprising Results a Decade Later

Steve Belanger | Posted 05.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Steve Belanger

I'd gotten a job in finance in my early 20s, and the next thing I knew, I was 36 years old and on a career trajectory not of my choosing. Yes, I was succeeding, but at what cost?

'Captain Phillips' Star Lived On Per Diem During Awards Season

Posted 03.05.2014 | Entertainment

What's it really like to be a non-actor thrust into the spotlight during Oscar season? Barkhad Abdi has some insight. The "Captain Phillips" star was ...

WATCH: Jimmy Kimmel Remakes Viral Videos With Hollywood Stars

Posted 03.03.2014 | Comedy

Oscar night may have been about celebrating achievements on the big screen -- but after the show, some of Hollywood's top stars turned out to celebrat...