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Tom Hanks, Sting and Lily Tomlin to Receive Kennedy Center Honors

Tom Hanks, Sting and Lily Tomlin to Receive Kennedy Center Honors

By Pam Wright September 7, 2014

Actor-director Tom Hanks, British singer Sting, comedian Lily Tomlin, R&B singer Al Green and ballerina Patricia McBride are the five recipients of this year’s Kennedy Center Honors, the center announced Thursday. “The Kennedy Center celebrates five extraordinary individuals who have …

Tom Hanks Parties With Justin Bieber

Apparently Scooter Braun’s wedding was the wedding of the century and had everyone partying, even Tom Hanks and Justin Bieber. Hanks and Bieber were not the only two celebrities to witness Bieber’s manager’s nuptials, but it was Hanks who stole …

Carly Rae Jepsen, Justin Bieber: Wedding Singers?

Carly Rae Jepsen and Justin Bieber can now both claim ‘wedding singer’ on their musical resumes. The two sang for Scooter Braun’s wedding to Yael Cohen on Sunday. Braun serves as manager to both Justin Bieber and Carly Rae Jepsen. …

Not as actor and actor, but as actor and director.

You loved them in You’ve Got Mail and Sleepless in Seattle. Now Meg Ryan and Tom Hanks are teaming up once again. This time not as actor and actor, but as actor and director. It is now confirmed that Tom …

Tom Hanks Movie Gets Kickstarter-Style Funding

Tom Hanks is a big enough name that anything he touches nowadays turns to gold. It shouldn’t be tough to fund a movie that has Hanks already signed on. Captain Phillips just made over $217 million and got six Academy …

Barkhad Abdi Gained The Fame, Not The Riches Barkhad Abdi Gained The Fame, Not The Riches

Anyone that has been following the recent awards season is clearly aware of the name Barkhad Abdi, the Somali-American actor who became a household name through his role in Captain Phillips. Despite the fact that he was nominated for every …

Tom Hanks Plays Monk in Jimmy Kimmel Oscars Special Tom Hanks Plays Monk in Jimmy Kimmel Oscars Special

Tom Hanks is just one of many A-list celebrities who will take the stage during Jimmy Kimmel’s After the Oscars special, which airs on Sunday, right after the Academy Awards ends. Of course it will likely be close to if …

Gary Sinise Treats 50 Veterans to Disneyland Gary Sinise Treats 50 Veterans to Disneyland

It’s been almost 20 years since Gary Sinise played the character Lieutenant Dan in the feel good movie Forrest Gump. However, that role still has a dramatic effect on the actor’s life. On Valentine’s Day, Sinise treated 50 military veterans …

Marshall Islands Castaway Survives Months Out at Sea Marshall Islands Castaway Survives Months Out at Sea

The story of an El Salvadoran man who allegedly was lost at sea for more than a year almost mirrors one of Hollywood’s most adventurous and heart-felt films, “Castaway,” which was released in 2000 starring Tom Hanks. The realistic castaway, …

Tom Hanks Is Joked About During Golden Globes

Tom Hanks somehow found a way to enter into the Golden Globes introduction that was given by Tina Fey and Amy Poehler last night, and what Poehler said probably did not make much sense to the viewers at home. The …

Matthew McConaughey Having a Very Good Year
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This has been Matthew McConaughey’s year. He is getting a lot of recognition for his films this year. He was recently nominated for a Golden Globe for his role as an AIDS-afflicted good ol’ boy in Dallas Buyers Club. While …

‘Saving Mr. Banks’ Tom Hanks, Emma Thompson Shine
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Saving Mr. Banks showcases both Tom Hanks and Emma Thompson as they help tell the story of Walt Disney and his beloved and final film, Mary Poppins. Walt Disney’s daughters loved the original Mary Poppins book, so their father promised …

Tom Hanks Made This Fan’s Week In Viral Video

It’s long been known that Tom Hanks is awesome. Not only has he acted in, directed, or written at least one of your favorite movies, he’s also just a completely chill, hilarious guy who’s down for just about anything…including reenacting …

Tom Hanks And Sandra Bullock Reenact “Big” Scene

Tom Hanks has been a huge movie star for a lot of years, and he’s embodied so many iconic roles that it’s hard for most people to choose their favorite. Is it Jimmy Dugan, the washed-up baseball player-turned coach who …

Tom Hanks Reveals He Has Type 2 Diabetes

Tom Hanks sat down with David Letterman recently for an interview and to promote “Captain Phillips”, and revealed that he’s currently battling Type 2 diabetes. The actor/director says he’s lost some weight, but he’s still not where his doctor would …

New Captain Phillips Trailer: Tom Hanks vs. Pirates

When the Maersk Alabama was boarded off the coast of Somalia in 2009, the events that followed read just like an action or thriller movie. Pirates, a defiant crew, both seaman and pirate hostages, an escape attempt, and a final, …

Tom Hanks Tears Up After Broadway Debut

There may be no crying in baseball, but Tom Hanks demonstrated this week that there is plenty of room for emotion on Broadway. The actor this week made his Broadway debut in the play Lucky Guy. According to a New …