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Tom Hanks Receives Honorary Doctorate From Harvard & Gives Commencement Speech At Graduation

Tom Hanks is now Dr. Thomas Jeffrey Hanks.

The 66-year-old actor received his Doctorate of Arts degree from Harvard University before giving the commencement speech, urging the graduating class to fight for truth by referencing superheroes.

“We are all in a cage match, mixed martial arts battle royale with agents of intolerance and braying incompetence, the malevolent equals to Imperial stormtroopers, Lex Luther, and Loki. And we could use a superhero right now,” the Toy Story actor said.

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Tom Hanks' 'Heated' Cannes Exchange: Rita Wilson Reveals What He Said to Cannes Staff Member, Staff Member Tells His Side of the Story As Well

Tom Hanks is going viral for having what appeared to be a tense moment on the 2023 Cannes Film Festival Asteroid City red carpet.

Photos of Tom looking agitated and pointing his finger at a Cannes staffer circulated the Internet, and his wife Rita Wilson just cleared up what Tom was actually saying during the exchange. The staffer in question is also speaking out with his side of the story.

Keep reading to find out what Tom Hanks said…

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Scarlett Johansson & Colin Jost Join Tom Hanks & Rita Wilson at 'Asteroid City' Premiere at Cannes 2023 - See the Stars in Attendance!

The stars are stepping out for the latest premiere at the 2023 Cannes Film Festival!

Scarlett Johansson and Tom Hanks were joined their respected spouses Colin Jost and Rita Wilson at the premiere of their new movie Asteroid City on Tuesday (May 23) held at the Palais des Festivals in Cannes, France.

Here’s the movie’s synopsis: The itinerary of a Junior Stargazer/Space Cadet convention — organized to bring together students and parents from across the country for fellowship and scholarly competition — is spectacularly disrupted by world-changing events.

Directed by Wes Anderson, Asteroid City will be released in select theaters on Friday, June 16th and nationwide on Friday, June 23rd. Watch the trailer here!

Head to the gallery to see over 80 photos from the Cannes premiere of Asteroid City…More Here! »

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Tom Hanks Reveals Which Actor He Thinks Should Play James Bond Next, Makes a Candid Confession About His On-Set Behavior Over the Years, & More

Tom Hanks is busy promoting his new novel, “The Making of Another Major Motion Picture Masterpiece,” which is inspired by his career in front of the camera.

In his new interview, he actually made a candid confession on not always being on his best behavior on set. In addition, he told the BBC who he thinks should be the next James Bond, among many other topics.

Keep reading to see his interview highlights…

New Study Reveals the 20 Stars People Want to See at the Movies & Only 1 Celebrity Is Under 40 Years Old (Plus, See Where Zendaya, Tom Holland & More Rank)

Who do you most want to watch in a movie theater? A research group polled consumers and asked which movie stars they would actually go to the movies, in person, to see a film live in the theater.

The list is interesting to executives because the top 20 actors and actresses chosen are almost entirely above the age of 40 (with the exception of 1 name.) Respondents were able to choose 5 names when asked.

The results of this poll have allegedly called into question the power that younger stars have in Hollywood and if big young names are enough of a box office draw to lure consumers to movie theaters. So where do names like Zendaya, Tom Holland, and Michael B. Jordan then? Find out!

Keep reading to find out…

Wes Anderson's 'Asteroid City' Trailer Features an All-Star Cast in a Supernatural Situation - Watch Now!

The debut trailer for Wes Anderson‘s newest film, Asteroid City, is finally here!

The film takes place in a fictional American desert town circa 1955. The cast features an all-star ensemble including Jason Schwartzman, Scarlett Johansson, Tom Hanks, Jeffrey Wright, Tilda Swinton, Bryan Cranston, Edward Norton, Adrien Brody, Liev Schreiber, Hope Davis, Stephen Park, Rupert Friend, Maya Hawke, Steve Carell, Matt Dillon, Hong Chau, Willem Dafoe, Margot Robbie, Tony Revolori, Jake Ryan, and Jeff Goldblum.

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Austin Butler Recalls His First Meeting With Tom Hanks Ahead of 'Elvis' Role

Austin Butler said that he was “intimidated” when he got a chance to meet his Elvis co-star Tom Hanks. However, the story had a very sweet ending.

The 31-year-old star received endless praise for his interpretation of Elvis Presley in the movie, which saw Tom playing the music legend’s manage Colonel Tom Parker.

He opened up about their first meeting, which took place at director Baz Lurhmann‘s house in Australia, during a recent interview.

Read more about Austin Butler and Tom Hanks’ first interaction…More Here! »