Tom Hanks began his legendary journey with the Great Lakes Shakespeare Festival in 1977. He moved to New York City from his home town Concord, California to get more exposure as a professional actor. There he made his debut with the television sitcom, ‘Bosom Buddies’. But Hanks’ first real breakthrough came with the 1984 film ‘Splash’ directed by Ron Howard. Today, Hanks is considered as one of the living legends of Hollywood and a superstar who doesn’t need an introduction. As a fan, you might be wondering what movie or tv show Tom Hanks is doing next? Well, you have landed yourself at the right place. Here’s the list of upcoming Tom Hanks films and TV shows scheduled to release in 2019 and 2020. We can only hope that the latest Tom Hanks movies would be as good as some of his recent ones.
9. Toy Story 4 (2019)
‘Toy Story 4’ is the fourth installment in Pixar’s ‘Toy Story’ film franchise. The 3D animated comedy is a direct sequel to ‘Toy Story 3’ (2010). Tom Hanks leads the returning cast by lending his voice to the iconic character of Sheriff Woody. Other members in the voice cast include Tim Allen as Buzz Lightyear, Tony Hale as Forky, Jordan Peele as Bunny, Christina Hendricks as Gabby Gabby, Keanu Reeves as Duke Caboom, and Joan Cusack as Jessie. The plot follows Forky, a new toy that Bonnie has created, who goes through an identity crisis. He escapes Bonnie’s room one day and sets out to find answers for questions that haunt him. When Sheriff Woody learns that Forky is missing, he embarks on a road trip along with his friends to find and bring back Forky before he stumbles upon any dangers. ‘Toy Story 4’ is directed by Josh Cooley from a script by Stephany Folsom and Andrew Stanton. The movie is slated for a June 21, 2019 release.
8. A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (2019)
Tom Hanks plays the role of Fred Rogers, the multi-faceted television personality who shot to fame with the television series ‘Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood’ in the upcoming movie ‘A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood.’ Billed as a biographical drama, the film also features Matthew Rhys as the cynical journalist Lloyd Vogel. When Vogel gets an assignment to write an Esquire profile of Rogers, he accepts it with reluctance. But when the two men start to interact with each other, Rogers changes Vogel’s perspective of himself and towards the world. Lloyd Vogel is reportedly based on the real-life journalist Tom Junod. Cris Cooper also plays a major role in the movie. ‘A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood’ is directed by Marielle Heller from a script by Micah Fitzerman-Blue and Noah Harpster. The film is expected to hit theaters on November 22, 2019.
7. BIOS (2020)