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News of the World Teaser Trailer Sends Tom Hanks To The Old West

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Tom Hanks goes on an Old West adventure in the thrilling teaser trailer for Paul Greengrass' News of the World. For four decades Hanks has been one of the biggest stars in Hollywood, with roles in almost every imaginable film genre, including science-fiction, thrillers, animation and of course comedy.

At one time Hanks indeed was mostly thought of as a comic actor, thanks to early roles in broad comedic films like Volunteers, Bachelor Party and The Money Pit. But Hanks became a bona fide dramatic star in the early '90s thanks to his Oscar winning turn in Philadelphia, then became a true superstar with his lead performance in the blockbuster Forrest Gump. In recent years, Hanks has settled into a reassuringly fatherly on-screen persona, though he still finds himself in some pulse-pounding situations in movies like Captain Phillips, Sully and 2020's war film Greyhound.

For his next film Hanks reunites with Captain Phillips director Greengrass to tackle a genre he's never done before, the Western. News of the World stars Hanks as a grizzled Civil War veteran protecting a young girl during a harrowing trek across the American West. See the new teaser trailer for the film from Universal in the space below:
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