Chatting with Tom Hanks
Last week, National Geographic Traveler assistant editor Janelle Nanos got to chat with legendary actor and World War II enthusiast Tom Hanks, who has “perhaps done more than anyone in Hollywood today to help tell the stories of the war with the film Saving Private Ryan and HBO series Band of Brothers” and who just helped produce the interactive film Beyond All Boundaries for the World War II Museum in New Orleans. Hanks’s goal of the film–which premiers on November 8–was to make an impression: to give the viewer a chance to look beyond the familiar black-and-white portrayal of WWII and see that these were real people, living their lives in a period that would change them forever.
A trailer of the movie can be seen here. For the complete interview and insiders look at the film, click here.
Photo: Greg Gorman
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