Hanks Grabs Deep Throat Rights

OSCAR winner TOM HANKS and his production partner GARY GOETZMAN have acted fast to secure the rights to retired secret agent W MARK FELT's life story just two weeks after he confessed he was the man who exposed America's Watergate scandal.

Felt revealed in a VANITY FAIR article he was the man known as Deep Throat, who brought down former US President RICHARD NIXON in the early 1970s by informing WASHINGTON POST journalists of a political scandal.

Hanks' production company has already acquired movie rights from Felt, who recently closed a book deal, on which the film will be based.

17/06/2005 02:47

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Seems like Hanks is involved in everything except the alleged movie he said he was going to make about the American singer Dean Reed. What gives? Did he decide not to do it?
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