Another Oscar for Tom Hanks? See the Trailer for NEWS OF THE WORLD

Another Oscar for Tom Hanks? See the Trailer for NEWS OF THE WORLD

Now it takes a lot of me to use the word Oscar in the header of an article but after looking at the trailer it looks rather impressive and in the 2.47mins runtime it seems Tom gives a commanding performance so I’m extremely hopeful! NEWS OF THE WORLD is also written and directed by Paul Greengrass who has been behind the camera on other films such as Captain Philips which also starred Hanks and the Bourne film series to name a few. 

Five years after the end of the Civil War, Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd (Hanks), a veteran of three wars, now moves from town to town as a non-fiction storyteller, sharing the news of presidents and queens, glorious feuds, devastating catastrophes, and gripping adventures from the far reaches of the globe.

In the plains of Texas, he crosses paths with Johanna (Helena Zengel, System Crasher), a 10-year-old taken in by the Kiowa people six years earlier and raised as one of their own. Johanna, hostile to a world she’s never experienced, is being returned to her biological aunt and uncle against her will.

Kidd agrees to deliver the child where the law says she belongs. As they travel hundreds of miles into the unforgiving wilderness, the two will face tremendous challenges of both human and natural forces as they search for a place that either can call home.

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NEWS OF THE WORLD opens in cinemas January 14th, see the trailer below. 


Darran loves watching movies, listening to movies and generally everything movies which is mainly the reason why he started and roped some friends in to help him.. Favorite Films: Star Wars, Lost in Translation, Grosse Point Blank, Shawshank Redemption and any Kevin Smith or Tarantino.