Tom Hanks to Have Small Role in Meg Ryan’s Directorial Debut
Posted by Jeffrey Harris on 06.25.2014
He is also the executive producer…
THR reports that Tom Hanks will have a brief acting role in Meg Ryan's upcoming directorial debut, Ithaca. Hanks is also serving as executive producer for his former co-star in Joe Versus the Volcano, Sleepless in Seattle, and You've Got Mail.
The film is an adaptation of William Saroyan's 1943 novel The Human Comedy and follows the lives of the Maculeys as they live through World War II. Hanks is set to play the father of the family who is off at war as the story begins.
Ryan is starring and directing the film from a script by Erik Jendressen. Janet Brenner and Laura Ivey are producing the project.