Los Angeles: Tom Hanks was concerned about accepting the role of iconic animator Walt Disney in new film 'Saving Mr Banks' because he feared he would not be able to do the movie with justice. Disney, the founder of the animated studio, spent 14 years trying to persuade 'Mary Poppins' author P L Travers to
allow the studio to make a film based on her popular children's story.
Travers was reluctant to sell the film rights but Disney eventually won her over. Travers, however, did not like the film and became so upset with Disney that she never worked with him again.
The film will see 56-year-old Hanks opposite actress Emma Thompson, who plays Travers, reported E! Online. "I don't want to upset anybody off. I want to be...more
11:55 AM, Nov 16, 2012
London: Emma Thompson is all set to give Tom Hanks a tough time in Walt Disney's biopic 'Saving Mr Banks'. Thompson, 53, is playing the role of 'Mary Poppins' author P L Travers in the film, which is currently being shot while Hanks plays Walt Disney. The actress wore her hair in tight curls and carried a white beaded clutch bag during the shoot, the Daily Mail reported. Disney, the...
10:34 AM, Oct 30, 2012
Los Angeles: Tom Hanks and Emma Thompson are lined up for a film on the behind-the-scenes drama while making the Disney classic 'Mary Poppins'. The film, titled 'Saving Mr Banks', has a script by Kelly Marcel detailing how Walt Disney spent 14 years coaxing PL Travers, the Australian author of Mary Poppins, in order to adapt her books about the magical nanny. Travers resisted for so long because she feared...
12:02 PM, Apr 11, 2012