Who would've thought that Elvis and Richard Nixon would become allies? When Elvis sporadically showed up at The White House, it was completely unexpected. He was the biggest pop star in the world and there he was, at the gates of The White House unannounced.
Under the advice of one of his top aides, Nixon is a talked into meeting with The King Of Pop. Nixon needed a boost in popularity and for him to be seen as becoming friends with America's most loved star would be a perfect photo op for The President.
Elvis is accepted and taken into the building; him and his security sidekicks are searched and relieved of their firearms. Whilst speaking with Egil Krogh, Elvis is run through a few of the certain White House protocols that one must follow on meeting the president, protocols Elvis is quick to cast aside. The reason behind this meeting was kept entirely secret, but now we'll learn about Elvis' aspirations to take on a new mission unlike anything he's ever done before.
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Colin Hanks - People's Choice Awards 2016 - Arrivals held at the Microsoft Theatre L.A. Live at Microsoft Theatre L.A. Live, People's Choice Awards - Los Angeles, California, United States - Wednesday 6th January 2016
Colin Hanks , Busy Phillips - Premiere of Mister Lister Film's 'Consumed' at the Laemmle Music Hall - Arrivals at Laemmle Music Hall - Beverly Hills, California, United States - Wednesday 11th November 2015
Tom Hanks Has Praised His Wife Rita Wilson's Courage For Going Public With Her Cancer Battle.
The actress underwent a double mastectomy in April (15) after she was diagnosed with breast cancer, and she took a temporary leave of absence from a Broadway play to recover before returning to the stage.
Their son Colin Hanks recently revealed Rita is finally cancer-free, and Tom has now opened up about the effect the illness had on the family, crediting his wife of 27 years' bravery for speaking out about her health crisis.
"The only thing you can do when something like that comes along is drop everything and pay attention to it," he tells News.com.au. "It's a health crises that we all know is hell and however you deal with it, it's bold to keep the information close to the heart and it's also bold to say: 'Here's the deal, here comes breast cancer!' And after nine months of medical treatment she's finally finished."
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Rita Wilson is feeling great and says she has ''won'' her battle against breast cancer.
Rita Wilson has ''won'' her battle against breast cancer.
The 58-year-old actress - who is married to Tom Hanks - underwent a double mastectomy and breast reconstruction in April after being diagnosed with the disease but says she is now in recovery.
Speaking as she walked the red carpet at the 2015 Tony Awards at New York's Radio City Music Hall, she told E! News: ''I feel great. When you do Broadway, you have a family there and one at home as well. I had so much love through the process. I'm very thankful.''
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Actor Colin Hanks Is Calling For More Female Characters In The Star Wars Franchise After His Young Daughter Noticed The Lack Of Girls In The Sci-fi Series.
Tom Hanks' son introduced his four-year-old daughter Olivia to the blockbusters earlier this month (May15), to coincide with the unofficial 4 May celebrations, a play on the saga's iconic phrase, "May the force be with you".
Hanks took to Instagram last week (ends10May15) to share photos of Carrie Fisher's Princess Leia and her subsequent action figures, sharing the story of how his perceptive daughter noticed there weren't many girls in the franchise.
He wrote, "So, the other night, on May the 4th to be exact, I sat down with my 4 year old daughter and showed her Star Wars: A New Hope. It was her first time watching it. She loved it. Her favorite character was Princess Leia. She kept asking 'Where is Princess Leia? Where is Princes Leia?'
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A Host Of Stars Including Russell Crowe And Colin Hanks Have Paid Tribute To Oscar-winning Cinematographer Andrew Lesnie Following His Death On Monday (27apr15).
The Australian moviemaker, who collaborated with director Peter Jackson on The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit films, is believed to have suffered a heart attack.
Lesnie received the Academy Award for Best Cinematography for his work on the first The Lord of the Rings movie in 2002.
As well as his work on the J. R. R. Tolkien movie adaptations and 2005 blockbuster King Kong, Lesnie also worked on films including Rise of the Planet of the Apes, I Am Legend and The Lovely Bones.
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It's in the genes! Parents whose children have followed in their famous foosteps
News executives in America were left surprised when news anchor Brian Williams took time out of his NBC Nightly News bulletin last Wednesday to happily announce the appointment of his daughter, Allison Williams, as Peter Pan. Allison, who has previously proved her acting work on huge HBO hit Girls, has been cast by NBC to play the mischievous boy who never grows up in the network's live broadcast of the Broadway musical in December.
News anchor Brian Williams proudly announced his daughter Allison's latest job opportunity
Clearly thrilled at his daughter's achievement, the proud father elaborated: "Family members confirm she's been rehearsing for this role since the age of three and they look forward to seeing her fly".
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It looks like the team behind hit US comedy crime drama Fargo are taking tips from True Detective when it comes to Season 2.
John Landgraf, CEO of FX Networks, announced at the TCA Awards that the next season of the acclaimed television series based on the Coen Brothers' 1996 film of the same name will feature an all-new cast, a diffent time period setting, and a new "true crime" story that will unfold over the new ten episode run. The first series featured an allstar line-up including Academy Award nominee Billy Bob Thornton, Hobbit star Martin Freeman and 'son of Tom' Colin Hanks.
British actor Martin Freeman played a main role in the show's first series. Image: FX
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Billy Bob Thornton was among the star arrivals at The Paley Center in New York for Media Presents: 'Fargo' - the new TV series in which he stars based on the film of the same name.
'Fargo' hits screens in the US tonight, upon a wave of critical acclaim.
The TV series adaptation of the Coen brothers Oscar-winning movie Fargo has received strong reviews ahead of its premiere on FX tonight. The show stars Billy Bob Thornton as Lorne Larvo, who arrives in a Minnesota and immetely brings major changes to the lives of insurance salesman Lester Nygaard (Martin Freeman), Officer Molly Solverson (Alison Tolman), the daughter of the former Chief (Keith Carradine) and singer father Gus Grimly (Colin Hanks).
Martin Freeman as Lester in 'Fargo'
"A perfectly mixed cocktail equally parts menacing and suspenseful, washed down with surprising notes of hilarious satire and pulpy violence, FX's version of Fargo is most certainly not a pale imitation of the gruesome dark comedy," said the Daily Beast's Kevin Fallon.
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Actor Colin Hanks surprised a pair of fans when he dropped by their house to watch the season finale of True Detective.
The King Kong star was filming Fargo in Calgary, Canada and did not have cable in his hotel room.
He was eager to watch the last episode of the highly popular show, starring Matthew MCConaughey and Woody Harrelson, so he posted a message on his Twitter.com account asking if anyone would host him - and one couple obliged.
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