05:25 PM EDT 06/23/2015
Originally posted 03/23/2015 11:30AM
As James Corden undergoes the final preparations before making his debut as the host of The Late Late Show on Monday night, he can at least be assured he's made one "perfect" choice.
Corden tells PEOPLE that he'd already made his wish to have Tom Hanks as a guest known during a press tour back in December: "Someone showed me a video from the Into the Woods junket ... and I'm saying, 'Tom Hanks. I just think he's the perfect movie star.' "
Corden, 36, continues, "I'm so just overjoyed that he is going to be the first person that I get to talk to on the show. I just adore him and am such a fan."
Originally posted 03/16/2015 07:15AM
Want to have a "Girls Night In?"
Originally posted 03/12/2015 08:05PM
The actor lends a helping hand to Girl Scouts in Los Altos, California
Originally posted 03/07/2015 10:10AM
For no apparent reason, except that it's the weekend, Oscar-winning actor Tom Hanks stars in the video for Carly Rae Jepsen's new single, "I Really Like You."
Originally posted 03/03/2015 10:55AM
George Clooney definitely married up.
Originally posted 02/06/2015 10:30AM
ICYMI at the #NYR game last night Tom Hanks and Wilson were finally reunited! #BFF A video posted by New York Rangers (@nyrangers) on Feb 5, 2015 at 10:05am PST That Saved by the Bell reunion was nice, but Mario Lopez was never stranded on an island with Mark-Paul Gosselaar ( ... yet).
Originally posted 12/11/2014 07:00AM
It has been 21 years since Barbara Walters hosted her first 10 Most Fascinating People special – and now she's adding 10 more people to her list of honorees.
"It's crazy. I'm so fortunate to have been doing this for so many years," Walters tells PEOPLE of hosting the annual special at the age of 85. "I would've had to have been out of my mind to think that would happen."
Her past lists have been filled with names ranging from celebrities (like Tom Hanks and Barbra Streisand) to politicians (like Madeleine Albright and Hillary Rodham Clinton) to those changing the world (like Mother Teresa and Steve Jobs).
Originally posted 12/08/2014 08:40AM
Starting with the startling fact that all the celebrities participating in Sunday night's The Kennedy Center Honors – from Bruce Springsteen and Lady Gaga to Meryl Streep and Steven Spielberg – "come on their own dime," according to the gala's producer, this year's Honors was packed with things that make you go hmmm.
Originally posted 11/26/2014 01:15PM
Chester "Chet" Hanks, the eldest son of Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson, has revealed that he entered rehab for an addiction to cocaine – but is now "50 days clean and sober from everything, including alcohol."
Originally posted 11/25/2014 09:30AM
Tim Allen visited The Tonight Show Monday night and revealed that he still bears something of a grudge against Tom Hanks over their share of the Toy Story series' lines: Allen thinks Hanks's character, Woody, got the lion's share of lines, with Allen's Lightyear tasked with nothing but reactions.
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