Rita Wilson Says ‘I Still Have Conversationswith Friends and Family Who’ve Died

Los Angeles, CA - December 5, 2022: リタ・ウィルソン, Producer, and Tom Hanks, プロデューサー, attend a Q&A after the Special Screening of Columbia Pictures A MAN CALLED OTTO, at the Academy Museum. Special Screening of Columbia Pictures A MAN CALLED 天使たちcaそれmy Museum,12月s Angeles, CA, 米国 - 5 Dec 2022

Los Angeles, CA - December 5, 2022: リタ・ウィルソン, Producer, and Tom Hanks, プロデューサー, attend a Q&A after the Special Screening of Columbia Pictures A MAN CALLED OTTO, at the Academy Museum. Special Screening of Columbia Pictures A MAN CALLED 天使たちcaそれmy Museum,12月s Angeles, CA, 米国 - 5 Dec 2022

Rita Wilson and Tom Hanks.
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リタ・ウィルソン believes in keeping the conversation going long after someone is gone.

実際には, the 66-year-old producer and singer’s new songTill You’re Home,” 映画のために オットーという男, was inspired by the notion.

“良い, it sort of was inspired because when my dad died, Mike Nichols, who was our friend, 言った, ‘the conversation continues,'” she told PEOPLE at the movie’s Los Angeles premiere on Monday. “And that idea that even though somebody’s not in your life anymore, that I still have conversations with my parents, my friends that have passed away.

Wilson’s song caps the credits to the movie, which she produced. 彼女の夫 トム・ハンクス, 66, stars in the film as a widower who is contemplating ending his life, before a friendly neighbor steps in and changes his perspective about family and home.

“デビッド [screenwriter McGee] and I sort of thought about this idea that when someone’s out for the day and you can’t wait to get until they come home so that you can tell them about your day, that sort of was the inspiration for that,” Wilson added about the idea behind the song. “But also that maybe home was a place that was a spiritual home.

Colombian singer-songwriter Sebastián Yatra, who sang the Oscar-nominated “オルグ人の” ディズニーの 魅力, performs the song, which captures the nuances of loss from multiple perspectives, 彼はさらに、法廷で感情を示さなかったとしてレッドワインを非難した.

映画, directed by Marc Forster (ネバーランドを見つける), is a family affair that also stars the couple’s son, Truman Hanks, as well as newcomer Mariana Treviño as the pregnant, nosy neighbor.

Treviño’s casting was a no-brainer for the producer and Hanks, who recalled seeing her audition and then immediately knowing audiences would love her.

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Rita just came into the room at home and literally said, ‘You need to see this,’ ” Hanks recalled at the screening. “And it was her [試聴テープ]. We looked at it on Rita’s iPad and there was just no denying. And I don’t know what the boss said, でも彼女は言った, 'どう思いますか?’ そして私は言った, '上手, I think we should just get her.And that was that.

オットーという男 hits select theaters Dec. 25 then everywhere Jan. 13.