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Tom Hanks’ Blood is Reportedly Being Used for Coronavirus Vaccine

Tom Hanks' Blood is Reportedly Being Used for Coronavirus Vaccine

Tom Hanks and his wife, Rita Wilson, recovered from the coronavirus recently and now the couple has decided to donate their blood and plasma for research. “A lot of the questions [are] what do we do now? Is there something we can do? And, in fact, we just found out that we do carry the […]

Chet Hanks Says His Parents Are ‘Fine’ Amid Coronavirus Diagnosis

Chet Hanks Says His Parents Are 'Fine' Amid Coronavirus Diagnosis

Tom Hanks took to social media yesterday to announce that he and his wife, Rita Wilson, was diagnosed with the Coronavirus while filming the Elvis Presley project in Australia. The news definitely sent shockwaves through the community because the A-list actor was the last person anyone would’ve thought got affected by the virus. “It’s true […]

Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson Test Positive for Coronavirus

Tom Hanks' Blood is Reportedly Being Used for Coronavirus Vaccine

Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson are in Australia for the pre-production of the untitled Elvis Presley film and have both tested for Coronavirus. Confirming having the illness, Hanks releases a statement to Deadline: “Hello, folks.  Rita and I are down here in Australia.   We felt a bit tired, like we had colds, and some body […]

Sammy Davis Jr. Miniseries Being Developed By Lee Daniels and Tom Hanks

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Lee Daniels and his Lee Daniels Entertainment have teamed with Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman’s Playtone to develop a miniseries about dancer-singer-actor-musician Sammy Davis Jr. The project, titled Sammy, is still in preliminary stages, but I hear the producers are circling the 2003 book In Black and White: The Life of Sammy Davis, Jr. by […]

Sony Pictures Releases First Look of Tom Hanks as Mr. Rogers

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Sony Pictures has released the first official photo of Tom Hanks as Mr. Rogers from the upcoming untitled film about the beloved children’s entertainer. The film was announced in January and is based on the real-life friendship between Fred Rogers and award-winning journalist Tom Junod. Tom Hanks is Mister Rogers, coming to a neighborhood near you October […]

Black Excellence: Comedian Michael Che Becomes First Black Head Co-Writer For ‘SNL’


Words by Megan Ambers ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Comedian and Saturday Night Live’s “Weekend Update” co-host Michael Che made history, as he became the first black person to be appointed as head writer in the show’s 42 year history. Advertisement The 34-year-old comedian came to the show in 2013 as a guest writer, and was later promoted as […]

Scarlett Johansson Is Now the Highest Grossing Actress Of All Time

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The blonde beauty does it one time for the ladies, landing the number 10 spot on the list of the highest grossing movie stars of all time. Scarlett Johansson, 31, has raked in $3.3 billion dollars in total, making her the 10th highest grossing actress on the list following behind an all male list of actors. […]

Cast Talks New Film ‘Bridge Of Spies’

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Tom Hanks and the cast of the critically-acclaimed “Bridge Of Spies,” directed by Steven Spielberg, received a standing ovation at the 53rd Annual New York Film Festival last week. 

Tom Hanks’ Son, Chet, is Dropping the N-Word All Over Instagram

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Chet Hanks makes news again Tom Hanks‘ oft-troubled son has once again made headlines, this time, due to the diction in his Instagram captions. Chet Hanks–chethanx on Instagram–has been using the n-word in his captions, including one where he exclaims “f*** y’all hating ass n****z!” under one of those introspective, moody photos where Hanks is […]