It has just been anounced that Tom Hanks wants Sandra Bullock to star with him in a new movie. And he just finished one with ” Eat Pray Love” Star Julia Roberts.Eonline reports:
“In what is shaping up to be her first role since last year’s The Blind Side and the domestic drama that followed, Bullock is prepared to star in a big-screen adaptation of Jonathan Safran Foer‘s acclaimed post-9/11 novel, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, with Hanks in support.”
The novel centers on a little boy whose father is killed in 9/11 and there is the mystery of a certain key which the child finds in a vase and he searches all over Manhatten to find the lock and reconnect with a part of his father’s legacy.
Tom Hanks would play a small role, and not a leading man against Bullock.
Scott Rudin had been developing the property since 2005.
Meanwhile movie fone.com reports on ” Larry Crowne” the other Tom Hanks assignment.
“Looks like somebody got chummy while filming ‘Charlie Wilson’s War.’ Heavyweights Tom Hanks and Julia Roberts, who co-starred in that 2007 film, are teaming up to star in ‘Larry Crowne,’ a comedy that Hanks wrote and will also direct. The film marks Hanks’ first directing gig since his 1996 helming debut ‘That Thing You Do!’ a
and follows a middle-aged man (Hanks) forced to carve out a new career.
So it’s a busy year for the popular Hanks and his favorite leading ladies!
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