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Angelina Jolie brought Brad Pitt and son Maddox to the 2013 Governors Awards, where she received an honorary Oscar for her humanitarian work and paid tribute to her late mother in a moving, emotional speech. See photos of the family at the event as well as pictures of Tom Hanks, Steve Martin, Martin Short and Lansbury.
Tom Hanks happily greeted super fan Sarah Moretti after a performance of the Broadway show "Lucky Guy" and there are videos, which can be seen below, from the heartwarming moment.
The videos of Hanks meeting Moretti, who has autism, spread like wildfire over the Internet on Thursday, Oct. 24, after a link was posted on Reddit.
Tom Hanks sports a mustache to play none other than Walt Disney in the new film "Saving Mr. Banks" and the first image and trailer for the movie has been released.
The feature offers a behind-the-scenes look at the early stages of the making of the 1964 musical film "Mary Poppins," which starred Julie Andrews. "Saving Mr. Banks" shows how the founder of the Walt Disney Company persuaded a very reluctant P.L. Travers, author of the book series by the same name, to allow her beloved story to be brought to the big screen.
Tom Hanks became emotional on stage as he made his Broadway debut in the late Nora Ephron's play "Lucky Guy" on April 1, 2013.
Meg Ryan, who starred with him in "Sleepless in Seattle" and "You've Got Mail," both written by Ephron, attended the performance, as did Hanks' wife Rita Wilson, their son Colin Hanks and his pregnant wife Samantha Bryant, Barbara Walters, Larry David and others.
While Tom Hanks has found much success with World War II-themed projects, namely "Saving Private Ryan," he says it is currently different to try to make films based on the recent and current U.S.-led wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.
Speaking to ABC News' Bob Woodruff in an interview for the network's "Standing Up For Heroes" project, the Oscar-winning actor said that war films require a period of "distillation," or adequate time for people working on it to process the material, before they can be produced.
Tom Hanks recently became a mentor for a U.S. war veteran as part of ABC News' "Standing Up For Heroes" project and gave the young man some career advice.
The Oscar-winning actor made his comments in an interview with the network's Bob Woodruff. Check out 5 pieces of career advice, with regard to working in the entertainment industry, from Tom Hanks.
The cast of "Cloud Atlas" underwent extensive makeup and costume changes to play several characters in the film and Tom Hanks said that he did not recognize co-star Halle Berry as one of her character, instead mistaking her for a day player.
"There was this new white lady that was sitting there [in the trailer] getting [her makeup] done. And we had had a couple of day players come in, you know, and come in and go out and blah blah blah and then there's another one," Hanks told OTRC.com about the mix up during a recent interview with Halle Berry. "[I said] 'Hey, how are you?' And I sat down and then I hear Halle say, 'Well, hello Tom.' I said, 'Oh my god, that was Halle!'"
Jim Sturgess told OTRC.com that filming "Cloud Atlas" had a huge impact on his life.
"The film really affected me. It sort of changed my life. It was such a big experience, do you know what I mean? And I met so many amazing people while we made the film and I'm going to be so sad to let it go, once the film is given to the people," Sturgess told OTRC.com host Rachel Smith at the film's Los Angeles premiere on October 24. "But yeah, it certainly starts making you think about your time on this planet and every action that you make and the reason that you write a song or paint a picture - whatever you put out there doesn't disappear. It kind of lives on."