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Tom Hanks, David Letterman, Meryl Streep and George Clooney Come Together for SeriousFun at Lincoln Center

Regina Weinreich | Posted 03.03.2015 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

"This is the best show in town tonight," exclaimed David Letterman at the SeriousFun gala, the only thing he said that wasn't a joke. Founded by Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward, SeriousFun was established to ensure childhood fun at summer camp for children with special needs.

Snowbound in the Big Apple? Try a Bite of Your Favorite Warren Beatty Flicks

Lonna Saunders | Posted 02.18.2015 | Chicago
Lonna Saunders

Snowbound in the Big Apple? Try a bite of your favorite Warren Beatty flicks. Get out your DVD collection or surf Netflix. Here are mine. Agree or disagree. What are yours?

The Berlinale Diaries: Opening Night and Why Cinema Can Heal the World

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 02.06.2015 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

I'm all for films, as Jafar Panahi says in his latest Taxi, showing here in Berlinale: "All films are worth watching; it just depends on your taste." But perhaps I wish, deep down inside, as a human being, that our collective taste was just more about peace and love. Without so much blood, so many guns.

Tom Hanks Was Reunited With Wilson From 'Cast Away'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 02.06.2015 | Entertainment

Because Tom Hanks did not spend the rest of his life talking to a goddamn volleyball, he was able to reunite with his illustrious "Cast Away" co-star ...

Trouble In Paradise? Not So Fast.

www.gossipcop.com | Posted 02.04.2015 | Entertainment

Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson are not getting a “$400 million divorce,” despite another ridiculous story from Star, an outlet that seems to fabricate ...

Billy Magnussen Goes 'Into The Woods' and Comes Out a Star

Chuck Mirarchi | Posted 01.21.2015 | Entertainment
Chuck Mirarchi

Like the movie, you don't always get what you want and you don't always want what you get, but we're all the better for the occurrences that brought Billy to the project.

Tom Hanks Says Community College Made Him Who He Is Today

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 01.14.2015 | College

Famed actor and director Tom Hanks penned an op-ed reflecting on his time in community college, crediting it as the "place [that] made me what I am to...

A Look at the Essential Navy SEAL Books of the Global War on Terrorism

Scott DiMarco | Posted 02.08.2015 | Books
Scott DiMarco

With the latest news about controversies of Navy SEAL Mark Owen writing a book about killing Osama bin Laden, and the naming of former SEALs involved in the mission, SEALs are on everyone's mind.

When a Body Needs a Body

George Heymont | Posted 01.30.2015 | Arts
George Heymont

"Have we got a corpse?" I suppose that's the first question asked in certain types of police procedurals. And, of corpse, if there is one, the next question is "Whodunit?" These questions and many more lie at the core of two recent Bay area premieres.

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 12.13.2014 | 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 11.27.2014 | 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!