Sunday, August 3, 2014

Tom Hanks in "A Hologram for the King" from Tom Tykwer

Tom Tykwer shot the "dramatic comedy" - an adaption of a novel by Dave Eggers which the New York Times called "a globalized Death of a Salesman" - with support of RISE VFX supervisor Robert Pinnow and should soon start post production. It features Tom Hanks as Alan Clay, a foundering American businessman, looking to recoup his losses by travelling to Saudi-Arabia - trying to sell his ideas to a wealthy monarch.

Cast: Sarita Choudhury (Homeland), Omar Elba (Intelligence), Tracey Fairaway (Enough Said), David Menkin (Zero Dark Thirty), Tom Skerritt (Ted, Top Gun)