Oscar-winning actor Tom Hanks has joined the movie adaptation of David Mitchell's novel 'Cloud Atlas'.
Tom Hanks has signed on to 'Cloud Atlas'.
The 'Da Vinci Code' actor will begin shooting the adaptation of the David Mitchell novel - about the action and consequences of one person's life on the past, present and future of others - in September.
Directors Andy and Lana Wachowski are set to helm the project, with Tom Tykwer writing the adaptation.
He is also credited as a producer in forthcoming TV movie 'Game Change' about The Rise of US President Barack Obama, with Ed Harris and Julianne Moore set to play Republican office-runners John McCain and Sarah Palin respectively.