Can Tom Hanks make a bad career move? No, seriously, this guy caught fire in the 80′s and continues to burn today. I admit he had some hits and misses, but The Toy Story films (as with all the Pixar films) have been enormously successful, and Band of Brothers won six Emmys. That’s nothing to laugh at! The Da Vinci Code, whether you like it or not, grossed over 750 million dollars worldwide.
Instead of sitting on his laurels, this legend lives on!
Read the highlights below…
On the status of Toy Story 3, Hanks said:
“They did an interesting thing on this one. They did not send us a script. They showed us a complete story reel of the entire movie, with storyboards moving from one to the next, and the people up at Pixar recorded some voices with some music and sound effects. Tim Allen and John Ratzenberger and I went in a movie theatre, watched the reel and said, ‘This is great, let’s get to work!’”
“That’s having its score finalised. I think it’s going to be March 2010. We are able to visit the home front on this one and we’re able to show the guys before the War and after. We show some of the most vicious stuff I’ve ever seen on film – because it has to be.”
Angels and Demons:
“Everyone says, ‘Oh, isn’t it terrible that the Vatican didn’t let you shoot?’ The Vatican is all over this movie. ’There it is there, it’s in the background here, we’re driving past it there!’ We built all the rest on a soundstage for dead solid matches. I don’t know a lot of people who get to make movies in St Peter’s Basilica anyway, so I don’t think anyone guessed.”
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