Tom Hanks thinks he only made “Four Pretty Beautiful Movies”

“Making films is a very hard job over a very long period of time consisting of many moments of joy slapped against an equal number of feelings of self-loathing,” the Academy Award winner said.

After nearly 30 years in Hollywood, Tom Hanks He has four films that he thinks deserve to be “good”.

Oscar winner who Shine in everything From “Forrest Gump” to “Elvis” announced his next novel “Making Another Masterpiece” released on May 9, 2023. The book is a fictional story about the making of a multi-million dollar superhero movie and the comic book creation that inspired it.

“No one knows how a movie is made – although everyone thinks they do,” Hanks said. People. “I’ve made a lot of movies (and I think four of them are pretty good) and I’m still amazed at how the movies come together. From the flicker of an idea to a picture flickering on the screen, the whole process is a miracle.”

Hanks added, “Making films is very hard work over a very long period of time consisting of many moments of joy against an equal number of feelings of self-loathing. It is the greatest job in the world and the most confusing business I know.”

Hanks previously shared that idea for a file possible sequel to me “forrest gumpIt was “closed” almost immediately after the success of the first film, which is presumably among his top four “Very Good”.

“I will say that, with a long time in between, we take a stab Speaking of another “Forrest Gump” that ran for 40 minutes, Hanks shared. “And then we never said, ‘Guys, come on.'”

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In the era of multiple sequels, reboots, and resales, Hanks added that there is “no obligation” to re-enact his famous role in Forrest after the 1994 original film, during which he also performed pay out of pocket To pick scenes like Forrest’s iconic run across America.

“The smart thing I did was I never signed a contract that included a contractual obligation for the supplemental part,” Hanks said. “I’ve always said, guys, if there’s a reason to do it, let’s do it. But you guys can’t force me. There’s a natural tendency for pure trade to say, ‘Hey, I just made it, so do it again, and you’ll have success.'”

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