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Baz Luhrmann Searching for Perfect Presley Opposite Hanks

Baz Luhrmann Searching for Perfect Presley Opposite Hanks

Baz Luhrmann is making an Elvis Presely movie for Warner Bros. Let that sink in for a moment. The incredibly visual director is helming a film that focuses on the relationship between Elvis Aaron Presley and his manager, Colonel Tom Parker. According to Deadline, contenders for the Kingly role have been Ansel Elgort, who thrilled […]


Conan O’Brien Marks TBS Return with Tom Hanks, New Format

The “Dean of Late-Night Comedy” Conan O’Brien is back–now in his 26th year in the after-hours and 9th season for TBS. Not “back” in the same old, same old way–but with a revitalized Conan that’s now a trim half-hour package–and he’s bringing in some serious “A List” heavy hitters for his return on Tuesday, January […]

Tom Hanks Mr. Rogers Film Now Titled ‘A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood’

One of the best-received documentaries of 2018 chronicled the life and educational work of a national treasure,  Fred Rogers of Mr. Rogers Neighborhood fame. His passing in 2003 affected many fans young and old, and his loss was keenly felt across the globe. Earlier this year, it was revealed that 2-time Oscar winner Tom Hanks would be stepping […]

A Tale of Two Pinocchios- Tom Hanks to Play Disney’s Geppetto

We’re getting two Pinocchios. One, from Netflix and Guillermo del Toro, will be a stop-motion version, and one from Disney proper, which is apparently eyeing Oscar winning actor Tom Hanks to play Geppetto in a live-action presentation. Obviously this isn’t the first time we’ve gotten tales about the same subject matter from differing studios- A Bug’s Life vs ANTZ, anyone? But […]

We’re Not Sure How we Feel About this ‘Toy Story 4’ Poster

Earlier this morning, Disney released the first teaser trailer for their upcoming film Toy Story 4. They also snuck in a poster release, which has us feeling some serious trepidation about our favorite cowboy toy. Fans of the Toy Story franchise will no doubt recognize Woody (voiced by Tom Hanks) in his “so long, partner” pose, and we’re […]


Fathom Events Bringing ‘BIG’ Back to Theaters – Want to Win Tickets?

Fathom Events, again with the awesome film anniversary screenings, is bringing the classic Tom Hanks film BIG back to theaters to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the flick. Also, we’ve got some tickets to give away for it! Turner Classic Movies (TCM), Twentieth Century Fox, and Fathom are bringing the magic back to audiences in the U.S. […]


Tom Hanks Playing Mr. Rogers in a New Biopic is Perfect Casting

Tom Hanks has signed on to star as children’s television icon Fred Rogers in a new biopic titled You Are My Friend. Diary of a Teenage Girl’s Marielle Heller will be in the directors chair, and it was written by Micah Fitzerman-Blue and Noah Harpster. It will be released by TriStar Pictures. The movie centers on the friendship […]


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Is Hollywood Trying To Use ‘The Post’ To Counter The Fake Media Narrative?

This is not the first time in American history where the media and the White House have been at odds. Many citizens now look at the cable news stations as another wing of the various political parties trying to push their own agendas. It’s become so bad that facts are called into question, statistics are […]

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Origin Review: Robert Langdon Goes Sci-Fi In Dan Brown’s Newest Novel

Dan Brown is an interesting author. He is best known for his Robert Langdon novels about a Harvard University professor of religious iconology and symbology (a made-up field of study). His knowledge ends up getting him pulled into five different life-or-death situations so far, all of which end up with religion being a major factor. […]

David Pumpkins Gets A Funko Pop, Because Of Course

David Pumpkins. I don’t get it. At all. I saw so many people dressed as this guy on Halloween…it just isn’t funny. I maybe chuckled once at that skit. Tom Hanks is fun as this character, but the obsession with the guy is insane. He had his own Halloween special on last weekend. And it […]

How David S. Pumpkins Became A Modern SNL Classic

It’s been a year to the day since David S. Pumpkins first appeared on Saturday Night Live and became truly his own thing.  The “Haunted Elevator” skit was written by Bobby Moynihan, Mikey Day, and Streeter Seidell for inclusion during s42e4 of the NBC series which Tom Hanks hosted. The sketch has since become a fan favorite for […]

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The Weekly Static S01E07: Scary Pumpkins, A ‘Wild’ Dogg, And More!

Welcome back, my friends, to the show that never ends! The Weekly Static! The Weekly Static! As I’ve mantra’d for the past six episodes, The Weekly Static is my righteously desperate-yet-endearing attempt at finding the lighter side and an interesting perspective on the past week in the land of the networks, cable, streaming, smoke signals, […]

Tom Hanks To Voice David S. Pumpkins In SNL Halloween Special

It’s not the ghosts, ghouls or goblins you need to be afraid of this All Hallows’ Eve, kiddies…oh no! Shiver with fear as the black and orange suited living embodiment of fear and his two skeletal lackeys do their worst to scare the hell out of you this Halloween season. Any questions? That ‘s right, […]

‘Spielberg’: HBO Releases First Trailer for Steven Spielberg Doc

  For nearly 50 years, Steven Spielberg has changed the way we experience movies. Through films as diverse as Jaws, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Schindler’s List and Bridge of Spies, Spielberg has mostly let his craft to the talking for him…until now. The director finds himself in front of the camera as the […]