Sick Tom Hanks Turned To Steroids To Continue Broadway Run
Tom Hanks recently hit the Broadway stage high on steroids for his critically-acclaimed play Lucky Guy in a bid to help him perform with a nasty cold.
Wednesday May 15
Anonymous donor to match Gary Sinise benefit concert ticket sales up to $50,000
Actor Gary Sinise will play a benefit concert at JSU Stadium May 19 to benefit a wounded Afghan soldier, Ben Tomlinson.
Tue May 14, 2013
Jerry Hopkins: Rider on the Storm
The brazen hedonism of Bangkok agrees with Jerry Hopkins. The co-author of No One Here Gets Out Alive , the best-selling portrait of iconic Doors frontman Jim Morrison, Hopkins has been described as "the dean of pop biographers." He laughingly refers to himself as a free-spirited "bottom feeder" with good timing.
Duke Bootee: Man behind 'The Message'
"Usually, they say people who are involved in some sort of renaissance don't walk around saying: 'Hey, how goes the Renaissance?'But I knew this was gonna be some historical shit." The story of Duke Bootee is a right-place/been-there, right-time/done-that string of iconic moments; a musical rendition of the movie Forrest Gump if Gump had been black ... (more)
Sun May 12, 2013
Tom Hanks: A "Lucky Guy" in more ways than one
His latest acting engagement has taken Tom Hanks down a very different road, which is why Rita Braver tracked him down for some Questions and Answers: He's become one of America's best-liked and most enduring actors, starring in dozens of films, with Oscar-winning turns for Best actor in both "Forrest Gump" and "Philadelphia." Hanks is playing Mike ... (more)
Sat May 11, 2013
A Mother's Day tribute to the best movie moms
It's Mother's Day, so let's pay tribute to real moms by honoring some of the best fictional moms from the movies.
Thu May 09, 2013
US News & World Report
Tom Hanks Is Most Trusted American, Obama Far Behind
Tom Hanks, shown here at the 2013 Tony Awards Meet the Nominees press reception in New York, is the most trusted American, according to a new survey.
Wed May 08, 2013
Actor's on a military mission of his own
Television and film actor Gary Sinise, right, warms up with his Lt. Dan Band Friday, Feb.
Rolling Stones Sax Man's Wild Life Story Optioned for Documentary
Among the tales in Bobby Keys' tumultuous memoir: how he got Mick Jagger to sing on Carly Simon's "You're So Vain," what it was like to play in Elvis Presley's band and his role in John Lennon's "Lost Weekend." and director/producer Jeff Stacy have secured rights to saxophonist Bobby Keys ' rollicking, addictively readable biography Every Night's a ... (more)
The Huffington Post
The Next 'Forrest Gump'?
Fans of Lee Daniels' arch, salacious work on past films like "Precious" and "The Paperboy" might be disappointed in "The Butler." "I can't go into my bag of tricks on this one," Daniels told THR back in January.
The Daily Beast
Butler': 9 Glorious Oprah Moments
Lee Daniels's new film features Robin Williams, John Cusack, and Jane Fonda as former presidents and first ladies.
Poll shows the most trusted man in America is Forrest Gump
Tom Hanks scores a touchdown for the Crimson Tide in this scene from the Oscar-winning 1994 film "Forrest Gump." The most trusted person in America is Forrest Gump, or at least the man who played the iconic character on the silver screen.
Lucky Guy Tickets Score Big on Broadway via BuyAnySeat.com
After opening in March, Lucky Guy is living up to its name on Broadway. The new play performed to over 100 percent capacity again last week, as per box office data tracked by entertainment-link.com. Plus, the production has already picked up six Tony Award nominations, including one for Best Play; and its limited engagement at the Broadhurst ... (more)
Mon May 06, 2013
Tom Hanks named the most trusted person in America
The Forrest Gump actor, 56, pushed actress Sandra Bullock into second, with fellow Hollywood stars Denzel Washington and Meryl Streep coming third and fourth.
Sun May 05, 2013
Syracuse Walk of Stars: Top 100 celebrities with CNY connections
We're counting down a list of the top 100 celebrities with Syracuse-area connections that deserve recognition for their achievements in the entertainment industry.
Fri May 03, 2013
Why walk when you could run? Messen' Around
In the 1994 film Forrest Gump, the lead character, Forrest, portrayed by Tom Hanks, states he ran for three years, two months, 14 days and 16 hours.
Thu May 02, 2013
That Time Robert Zemeckis Resurrected Humphrey Bogart and Alfred...
No TV show has ever shared as diverse a relationship with big-screen talent as HBO's Tales from the Crypt .
Wed May 01, 2013
ABC Action News
Slow sales for triple-amputee benefit
Organizers of a benefit concert for the bay area Marine who became a triple amputee, are making a final plea to the community.
Tony Nominee Tom Hanks: I'm The 'Luckiest Man On The Planet'
Actor Tom Hanks really is feeling lucky, as the two-time Oscar winner is now a Tony nominee after his Broadway debut in the play, "Lucky Guy." While Hanks has been in 44 films - from "Big" and "Forrest Gump" to "Philadelphia" and "The Green Mile" - this is his first time on Broadway, and he said doing eight shows a week is hard work.
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Tom Hanks Nominated for Best Performance in 67th Tony Awards 2013
The 'Forrest Gump' actor was nominated in the Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play category for his role in "Lucky Guy". Hollywood names such as Alec Baldwin, Scarlett Johansson, Jessica Chastain, among others did not appear in the nominees list of the Tony Awards 2013.