Tom Hanks, has always been criticised for playing one character: the good-hearted, decent, noble but humble American and there might be some truth to it, but it’s not a fair judgement as Tom Hanks does take challenges or chances for his movies. Tom Hanks to play the party dude in “Bachelor Party” transformed himself; he also played the romantic lead in “Sleepless in Seattle”, a war hero in “Saving Private Ryan” and to top it all he played six characters in “Cloud Atlas”.
Tom Hanks did shock the entire world earlier this year when he announced that he, along with his wife Rita Wilson, were tested positive with COVID-19. The two-time Oscar-winning actor was in Australia for the shoot of his next project “Elvis” when he broke the news of him being down with COVID-19.
Since then he has recovered successfully, Tom Hanks may only play a certain number of characters, but what he successfully does it that he manages to make them sound unique. The Hollywood Tribune, therefore, looks at upcoming Tom Hanks movies that are scheduled to release this year.
The trailer of Greyhound was released earlier this year, and we saw Tom Hanks playing the role of Commander Ernest Krause. The film is directed by Aaron Schneider and based on a 1955 novel called “The Good Shepherd” written by C. S. Forester, and it gives a glimpse of the Battle in Atlantic during World War II.
The film was initially scheduled to release theatrically in the United States on 12th June 2020 by Sony Pictures, but it got delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Due to the pandemic, the film’s distributing rights were sold to Apple TV+ which released the film digitally on 10th July 2020. If you’re a Tom Hanks fan, you’ll surely enjoy this movie so do give it a watch. Greyhound can be one of the best Upcoming Tom Hanks Movies of 2020.
The movie BIOS is directed by filmmaker Miguel Sapochnik, who you’ve definitely heard about. Miguel Sapochnik is better known for directing episodes for “Game of Thrones” and has directed episodes like “Battle of Bastards” which won him a Primetime Emmy and “Long Night”, Tom Hanks film is set to release on 16th April next year.
Bios is written by Craig Luck, and Ivor Powell and the plot revolves around a man, who is the last survivor on Earth. The film takes us through the journey of how Finch played by Tom Hanks creates an android to accompany him and his dog. Do watch this movie if you are a Tom Hanks fan as Bios can prove to be one of the best Upcoming Tom Hanks Movies of 2020.
News Of The World
Directed by Paul Greengrass, who is also known for his work in Bloody Sunday and The Bourne Trilogy. He has previously worked with Tom Hanks in Captain Phillips, which the audience enjoyed thoroughly.
The movie revolves around a Texan man known as Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd, who is travelling across the Wild West bringing the news of the world to local townspeople and in the meantime, he also agrees to help rescue a young girl who is kidnapped.
The film is currently expected to release theatrically later this year on 25th December, but might get delayed or might get released digitally.
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