Nikki Finke reports that Tom Hanks was the board of governors' top choice to replace the departing Sid Ganis as president.
He preemptively turned down the lead role because he's already so closely identified with Jimmy Stewart, who starred in the original.
Plus: the return of Adam Brody!
Plus: Jon Hamm reveals his inspiration for the infamous 'Mad Men' fingerblasting scene.
If they worked in our office, they might have had a different opinion.
Plus: Jonathan Safran Foer will take a glass of your finest breast milk.
You've read the hilarious transcript of Julia Roberts's speech honoring Tom Hanks last night. Now watch the video!
We present to you, without comment, the full text of Julia Roberts's awesome speech at last night's Film Society of Lincoln Center 36th Gala Tribute to Tom Hanks.
Plus: an indie Allen Ginsberg movie showdown.
Tom Hanks and Dan Aykroyd are facing some heavy fire for their involvement in a music video for the 1988 film 'Dragnet.'
Producers are planning an opening on Broadway in 2010, although surely that will never happen.
Plus: Remember Tommy Lee's Methods of Mayhem?! No?
Also, Elizabeth Banks is boring.
Plus: Carrie Fisher's one-woman show is heading towards Broadway, and a producer options "Bad, Bad Leroy Brown."
Tom Hanks may have sacrificed for his art in the past (like that time he lost 40 pounds and grew a beard for Castaway), but the two-time Oscar winner draws the line at high collars.
Plus industry news on Michael Mann, Robert De Niro, and Jamie Foxx.
Nice job starting off with the Scissor Sisters, but Hendrix’s "All Along the Watchtower," followed by Don McClean’s "American Pie?" Really?
Is this Tom Hanks' next role?