“In an act of greedy self promotion,”Tom Hanks did an
Ask me Anything (AMA) session on RedditMonday while promoting his new film
“Captain Phillips,”and revealed some little known facts about himself through text-only answers.
From filmmaking to loving Bruno Mars, we’ve compiled the 13 most interesting answers below.
1. Favourite movies he didn’t act in:
“Recently, ‘Looper.’ And ‘Das Boot’ the directors cut.”
3. What is the most crucial advice for becoming an actor?
“Show up on time. Know your lines. Have and idea of what to do in the scene. the rest will take care of itself.”
4. Which would you rather see become a ride at a theme park: The Polar Express or Forrest Gump?
“The Captain Phillips Life-Boat Launch Experience.”
5. Scenario: JJ Abrams is making a reboot movie of The Next Generation. Do you want the role of Picard, Riker, Data, Worf, or Q?
“The Borg. Nothing else.”
6. What classic movie would you have loved to have worked on?
“2001: A space odyssey”
7. “That Thing You Do” being a fan favourite:
“It’s the one movie I would love to make again.”
8. What were your feelings on the mixed reactions to Cloud Atlas?
“Nothing effects the love of making a movie — particularly CLOUD ATLAS. It will be around for ever…”
9. Why don’t I ever see reruns of Bosom Buddies?
“It wasn’t shot on HD and looks terrible now.”
10. Favourite music genre:
“Give me three guitars, a piano, and a good drummer and I’m done.”
11. What music are you currently interested in?
“Digging Bruno Mars!”
12. If you can only eat one type of food for the rest of your life, what would it be ?
“The Japanese food seems good for you…”
13. Mustache tips. Go.:
“Shave it off.”
Read the full AMA here >
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