Tom Hanks

Wes Anderson says lockdown helped inspire ‘Asteroid City’

Wes Anderson's new film puts Westerns, theatre, 1950s Americana and an alien into a blender for another of his atypical and star-packed concoctions that he says is about "reckoning with forces beyond your control".

As always, "Asteroid City," which premiered at the Cannes Film Festival on May 23, features a roster of actors that reads like a Hollywood phonebook.  

Biden celebrates Greek Independence Day at the White House

President Joe Biden - surrounded by Greek-American politicians and community leaders - marked Greek Independence Day at the White House on Wednesday.

One of the featured guests included the actress Rita Wilson, who is of Greek descent and performed four songs at the reception in the East Room.

Tom Hanks declared the worst at the Razzie Awards

Tom Hanks is an elite double-Oscar-winning actor, but on March 11 he received two more prizes from an award show that no movie star wants on their CV, the Razzies, which recognize the worst films and performances each year.

Razzies voters declared Hanks' role as Elvis Presley's manager in rock 'n' roll biopic "Elvis" the year's most awful performance by a supporting actor.

Tom Hanks nominated for three ‘Razzies’ 

His recent hit film "Elvis" is an Oscars frontrunner, but Tom Hanks was left all shook up yesterday as he earned three nominations from the Razzies, which "celebrate" the year's worst films.

Hanks was short-listed by the tongue-in-cheek awards for his roles as Presley's manager in rock 'n' roll biopic "Elvis," and Geppetto in Disney's critically slated live-action "Pinocchio" remake.