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Tom Hanks takes on the iconic Walt Disney in the upcoming film "Saving Mr. Banks."
Hanks portrays Walt Disney in the film centered around the making of the Disney classic, 1964's "Mary Poppins," which stars Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke. The movie focuses on the relationship between Disney and "Mary Poppins" author Pamela Travers, played by Emma Thompson, as the two attempt to bring the story to the big screen.
OTRC.com caught up with Hanks at the film's recent Los Angeles premiere at the AFI Film Festival, where he spoke about preparing for his role as Walt Disney and what he first thought when he saw "Mary Poppins" as a child. Check out three highlights from Hanks' interview below.
"Mary Poppins" stars Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke reunited on Monday night at the premiere of "Saving Mr. Banks," which depicts how Walt Disney brought the former film to life.
The two were photographed embracing on the red carpet at the event, which took place at the Walt Disney Studios in Burbank, California. Andrews, who is 78 and played the title character in "Mary Poppins," and Van Dyke, who turns 88 on Dec. 13 and played her love interest, chimney sweep (and one-man band) Bert, also posed for photos with "Saving Mr. Banks" stars Tom Hanks, Emma Thompson and Colin Farrell.
"Mary Poppins" co-stars Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke reunited at the premiere of "Saving Mr. Banks," which depicts how Walt Disney, played by Tom Hanks, brought the former film to life. Check out photos from the event, which took place at the Walt Disney Studios in Burbank, California on Dec. 9, 2013.
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.