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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 07.10.2014 | 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 06.16.2014 | 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 05.29.2014 | 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 05.29.2014 | 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 05.29.2014 | 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...

Philip Seymour Hoffman and Defining Greatness Among Actors

David Bergstein | Posted 04.26.2014 | Entertainment
David Bergstein

Just how rare Philip Seymour Hoffman was as an artist is often difficult to properly articulate, especially when considering the modern age of Hollywood and what tends to define a leading man.

More Hoist the Jolly Roger!! -- 10 Must-Watch Pirate Films

Scott DiMarco | Posted 04.23.2014 | Entertainment
Scott DiMarco

Pirate films have always been popular and perhaps a few more films are still to be made, but until that point we have a virtual treasure trove of films to satisfy us.

Of Telexes, Typewriters and Old-Fashioned Journalism

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 04.17.2014 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

While I thoroughly enjoy blogging, tweeting and using all manner of light digital mobile devices, there was something endearing about the bulky equipment we had for turning out hard-hitting, solid journalism.

Mike Ryan

Remember When Tom Hanks Was Funny?

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Ryan | Posted 02.14.2014 | Entertainment

Monday will mark the 25th anniversary of “The ‘Burbs,” a somewhat forgettable but better-than-it-needed-to-be comedy that has found a new life a...

Tom Hanks Has 'Forrest Gump' Reunion With Lt. Dan & Bubba

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 02.07.2014 | Entertainment

Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know when Tom Hanks is going to take a photo with Gary Sinise and Mykelti Williamson. The "Forrest Gump" s...

Meg Ryan Is Reuniting With Tom Hanks

Posted 01.30.2014 | Entertainment

Beloved rom-com duo Meg Ryan and Tom Hanks are sort of reuniting for an upcoming movie, "Ithaca." Ryan is set to make her directorial debut with the f...

Adam Scott Takes On 'Bosom Buddies' In A Big Way

Posted 01.24.2014 | TV

Move over, Tom Hanks. Adam Scott and Paul Rudd are the new bosom buddies. In Adult Swim's latest installment of "The Greatest Event In Television ...

Hoist the Jolly Roger! -- 10 Must-Read Pirate Books

Scott DiMarco | Posted 03.23.2014 | Books
Scott DiMarco

Pirate-mania is all the rage these days. Luckily for us, there is a virtual treasure trove of pirate books. Here are some classic tales of piracy to keep your ship afloat.

2014 ForgotScars: Celebrating the Oscar Forgotten

Jon Chattman | Posted 03.18.2014 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

This morning, I watched the Oscar nominations on ABC, and was so befuddled by the omissions I scratched my head, and then turned to my 2-year-old son, and scratched his. They were, in a word, jarring.