Tom Hanks, Steven Spielberg to reunite for Cold War thriller

Tom Hanks is attached to star as an American attorney recruited by the CIA.
By Kate Stanton  |  April 21, 2014 at 10:32 PM
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LOS ANGELES, April 21 (UPI) -- Tom Hanks, fresh off the heels of well-received roles in Captain Phillips and Saving Mr. Banks, is reportedly attached to star in an untitled film about the Cold War.

The role could reunite the 57-year-old actor with Steven Spielberg, who's in talks to direct the film.

The two previously worked together on three films, Saving Private Ryan, Catch Me If You Can and The Terminal. They also co-produced two HBO miniseries, Band of Brothers and The Pacific.

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Hanks would play James Donovan, an American lawyer who works with the CIA during the Cold War. Donovan has to work beyond the Iron Curtain to negotiate the release of an American pilot shot down over Russia.

[The Wrap]

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