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  1. 'Off the Cuff' Podcast: Johnathon Schaech Says He Turned Down Franco ZeffirelliRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Hollywood Reporter

    Though Johnathon Schaech is still largely known for his starring role as the lead singer in the Tom Hanks -directed musical comedy That Thing You Do! he actually had his voice stolen from him in his first feature film, 1993's Sparrow , directed by the renowned Italian director Franco Zeffirelli . "He was very upset with me, and he did not want to see me ever again, so he dubbed my entire performance with an English actor," Schaech recalls of Zeffirelli in this episode of Off the Cuff .


  2. Boulder International Film Festival expands its palate by adding foodie eventRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Colorado Daily

    ... comedies - "There's enough seriousness in real life for me," he said - so he plans to take a theme from the 1990 Tom Hanks movie "Joe Versus the Volcano." He's preparing to make a scallop dish with Crush orange soda, an homage to the orange ...


  3. Foxa s a Last Man on Eartha : A guy who is truly in his own elementRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Washington Post

    ... the 2000 film "Cast Away" on a generator-powered flat-screen TV, Phil mocks key plot points. "I got news for you, Tom Hanks - I will never, ever talk to a volleyball. Balls aren't people, dude," he jeers. "Balls are for fun. " Soon and sure enough, ...


  4. Review: The Last Man on Earth Is One of a KindRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago |

    ... talks with God. ("Apologies for all of the recent masturbation. But that's kind of on you.") Inspired by the Tom Hanks movie Cast Away , he makes him self a posse of friends by drawing faces on balls. It's a funny stretch, heavy on audacious sight ...


  5. In - Last Man,' nothing to do, no one to do it withRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday |

    ... arsenal of toys, but then he is also profoundly lonesome. At one point, Phil talks to the TV screen while watching Tom Hanks talk to a volleyball in "Cast Away." "Balls aren't people, dude," he says judgmentally. A few months later, though, he is ...


  6. 'Last Man on Earth' stands aloneRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | USA Today

    ... bowling with cars. Phil has two goals: To stay happy in his solitude and to avoid talking to a volleyball like Tom Hanks did in Cast Away . Let's just say he has trouble with both as his links to civilization - and indoor plumbing - begin to fray. ...


  7. Review: a The Last Man on Eartha sa Will Forte has impeccable comic timingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | LA Daily News

    ... - there is no plumbing. When he needs something, he shops empty stores in his underwear. Out loud, he criticizes Tom Hanks' character in “Cast Away” for talking to a volleyball, but we know Phil is lonely. Although you get the feeling ...


  8. Catch Me If You Can to Run 3/13-22 at UsmRead the original story

    Thursday |

    Frank Abagnale Jr. can be anything he dreams when he grows up... if he doesn't get caught first! The University of Southern Maine Department of Theatre and School of Music will present the Maine premiere of the musical "Catch Me If You Can," March 13-22, in Russell Hall on the USM Gorham campus. "Catch Me If You Can" is based on an astonishing real-life story and the hit DreamWorks film starring Leonardo DiCaprio in the role of Frank Abagnale Jr. and Tom Hanks in the role of the crack FBI agent Carl Hanratty.


  9. GoLocalProv | News | Carol Anne Costa: There's No Crying in Baseball - A Team of Our OwnRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Go Local

    ... and play right here in RI. They are the lifeblood of the sport. Wailers, be quiet. Didn't Billy Dugan played by Tom Hanks in A League of Their Own make it clear, "there is no crying in baseball." I still listen to baseball on the radio and love it! ...


  10. Book Review: 'The Last Man on Earth': EW reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Entertainment Weekly

    ... sarcophagus. An Oscar or two. He kills time bowling, drinking, grocery "shopping" in his underwear, critiquing Tom Hanks' survival strategies in Cast Away , pining for female companionship, and drinking some more. And then a lot. Until the day comes ...


  11. The Last Man on Earth, Battle CreekRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | Salt Lake City Weekly

    The Last Man on Earth Sunday, March 1 Series Debut: It's been a looong while since Fox made a truly weird live-action comedy, and they're making up for lost time with The Last Man on Earth , starring ex- Saturday Night Live player Will Forte as Phil Miller, who appears to be the lone human left after a virus sweeps the planet in 2020. Other than growing an impressive hipster beard and inventing mankind's final crowning achievement, the Margarita Pool , Phil's resigned to keeping himself entertained with explosive car bowling, mocking Tom Hanks in Cast Away and wallowing in loneliness in his hometown of Tucson, Ariz.


  12. Lisa Rinna's diva behaviorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Fox News

    ... McKinney and not the next Kate Upton," she told FOX411 . Click here for more pictures of the blonde bombshell. Tom Hanks and his "Cast Away" costar were finally reunited! The 58-year-old actor was handed a volleyball painted to look like Wilson from ...


  13. Ealing classic The Ladykillers set for a run in OldburyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 |

    ... have moved into. The leader of the gang Professor Marcus, played by Alec Guinness in the 1955 classic film and Tom Hanks in the 2004 Coen Brothers remake, comes up with an ingenious robbery plan which includes the unwitting Mrs Wilberforce. Japes ...


  14. Tom Hanks not a fan of son's rapRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Boston Herald

    The 'Philadelphia' actor admits he isn't a fan of the lyrics contained in rap music, such as that made by his and wife Rita Wilson's 24-year-old offspring Chet Haze, who is also known as Chester Hanks. He said: "I can't honestly say I love to hear some of the language in it but that's not just his stuff, that's a lot of other people's as well."


  15. 'Last Man': Precious but still sort of funnyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The Charlotte Observer

    ... is over. It's just no fun talking only to soccer balls, baseballs and billiard balls – which, a la the Tom Hanks movie "Cast Away," he's named (including the trio of "Terrence," "Trent" and "D'arby"). Bliss becomes complete despair. Phil ...


  16. Tom Hanks admits he's not a fan his son's rap lyricsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | New York Daily News

    Tom Hanks admits he's not the biggest fan of rap lyrics, including those of his son, Chet Haze . "I can't honestly say I love to hear some of the language in it but that's not just his stuff, that's a lot of other people's as well," Hank told the Daily News at the American Spirit Awards presented to Tom Brokaw and Hanks by the National World War II Museum on Tuesday.


  17. Nike brining back classic Cortez running shoesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | KGUN

    Nike is bringing back a classic pair of sneakers to help you run like the classic Tom Hanks character in Forrest Gump. Beginning February 28th, the company will start selling the classic Cortez running shoes .


  18. Nike brings back 'Forrest Gump' shoesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | KSBW-TV

    Now you, too, can "Run, Forrest, run!" Nike is bringing back some vintage kicks from the pre-Jordan era: the Classic Cortez running shoes that were a hit in the 70's and worn in the 1994 feel-good flick "Forrest Gump." Even those who never ran a marathon in the Cortez shoes -- or weren't alive in the '70s -- might still recognize them from the Tom Hanks film, where his character Gump wears them on a cross-country run from Alabama to the Southwest.


  19. Jennifer Lawrence finally tackles stairs in DiorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | New York Post

    It's been two years since Jennifer Lawrence's infamous trip on the stairs at the Academy Awards in her Dior gown - and the actress is finally ready to conquer the steps once and for all in the brand's spring/summer 2015 campaign. Meanwhile, Nike goes old school with the Nike Cortez sneaker - most recognizable from Tom Hanks' cross-country jog in "Forrest Gump."


  20. Streets of memoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The Nation

    ... has had one warm glow of pride since unification. The man who created the happy moment was Hollywood actor Tom Hanks. The tourism office is still plugging the Hanks connection even though his once-only visit took place a long time back, in November ...