Tom Hanks Jokes He ‘Slept with the ProducerRita Wilson for Lead Role in A Man Called Otto

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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トム・ハンクス pulled out all the stops to get a role in オットーという男.

“にとって 365 nights, I slept with the producer to get the part,” the two-time オスカー 勝者, 66, joked Monday during a screening and Q&A for オットーという男 ロサンゼルスのアカデミー映画美術館で.

Conveniently, that producer just so happens to be his wife of 34 年, リタ・ウィルソン.

In the uplifting tearjerker, Tom plays a grumpy elderly man whose wife died months ago and who is planning suicide until his new neighbor (Mariana Treviño) takes him in as part of her family.

Directed by Marc Forster (ネバーランドを見つける, Christopher Robin), オットーという男 is based on Fredrik Backman’s 2012 小説 A Man Called Ove.

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Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson attend a photo call for Columbia Pictures "オットーという男" at the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures on December 05, 2022 ロサンゼルスで, カリフォルニア.

Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson attend a photo call for Columbia Pictures "オットーという男" at the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures on December 05, 2022 ロサンゼルスで, カリフォルニア.

Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson.
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Tom and Wilson’s son Truman Hanks plays the younger version of his dad’s crotchety character. “I talked [彼に] a little bit about some physical gestures and the way to walk when you’re pissed off,” Tom said.

The good news is that I looked like him when I was 26. The bad news is he’s gonna look like me 別の 40 年,” he joked in addition. “He is just gonna have to deal with that.

Working with Treviño, 45, was a joy. When Tom saw her audition on Wilson’s iPad, 彼は言った, “There was just no denyingshe should play the part.

そしてその Forrest Gump star is more than pleased with how it turned out.

If you want to live a better life, have a busybody Mexican woman knock on your door and say, ‘¿Que paso?’ ” Tom quipped.

ウィルソン, 66, wrote and performed an original song titledTill You’re Home 映画のために, in which she is joined on vocals by セバスチャンヤトラは、新しいアルバムを作ることは「治療」であり、彼が「かなり失われた」と感じたときに助けられたと言います.

She wrote the track with two-time グラミー 勝者 David Hodges, and it was inspired by a phrase that Wilson’s friend, 遅い Mike Nichols, said after her father died: “The conversation continues.

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. And that conversation continuing,” she explained Monday. “David and I thought about this idea that when someone’s out for the day and you can’t wait to get until they come home so you can tell them about your day.

But also that maybe home was a place that was a spiritual home. And I wanted to be able to have it sung from two different points of view. Like a man could sing it, a woman could sing it,” ウィルソンが追加.

オットーという男 hits theaters on Christmas Day (12月. 25).