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7 items from 2014


Oscar Nominations Rare for Portrayals of the Same Character in the Same Film

6 October 2014 8:00 AM, PDT | Scott Feinberg | See recent Scott Feinberg news »

By Anjelica Oswald

Managing Editor

[Warning: Potential spoilers ahead for Interstellar.]

Only two times in Oscar history have there been Oscar nominations for two actors playing the same character in the same film. The first time this happened was in 1998 when Kate Winslet received a lead actress nomination for her portrayal of a young Rose in Titanic (1997) and Gloria Stuart received a supporting actress nomination for Old Rose. Winslet did it again in 2002 when she was nominated for her supporting role as Young Iris Murdoch in Iris (2001) and Judi Dench was nominated for her lead role.

More often than not, when there are multiple portrayals of a character in a film, there is a child actor and the adult who gets the more prominent role and the Oscar nomination, such as with Forrest Gump (1994). Tom Hanks won an Oscar for his portrayal of Forrest Gump, while Michael Conner Humphreys played Young Forrest.

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15 Ways Forrest Gump Changed Pop Culture - and Is Still with Us, 20 Years Later

5 September 2014 3:30 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Twenty years ago, Tom Hanks inspired movie audiences around the world to reflect on the parallels between life and chocolate in the Oscar-winning Forrest Gump. In honor of its anniversary, the film is screening in IMAX theaters for one week, starting Sept. 5. For Gump superfans out there, it's a chance to relive some movie magic - just think how intense that floating feather will look on an IMAX screen! To some observers, since its 1994 theatrical run, Forrest Gump has permeated pop culture, leaving a legacy that has inspired further creative efforts and manages to still make news today. 1. Tom Hanks »

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'Forrest Gump' 20th Anniversary IMAX Poster

29 July 2014 10:38 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Forrest Gump is celebrating its 20th birthday by returning to theaters this September in an all-new remastered IMAX re-release. To celebrate, Paramount has debuted a special poster for this occasion, which features Tom Hanks in his iconic suit and haircut, sitting on the bench that launched the infamous line, "Life is like a box of chocolates." Check it out, and then read on for the official IMAX press release.

IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX; Tsx:imx), Paramount Pictures, a division of Viacom, Inc. (Nasdaq: Viab), and Warner Bros. Home Entertainment today announced that Robert Zemeckis' Academy Award&#174 Best Picture-winning Forrest Gump will get an exclusive one-week IMAX&#174 re-release, coinciding with the 20th anniversary of the film's original theatrical release in 1994. The film will be digitally re-mastered for the immersive IMAX&#174 format and released domestically by Paramount Pictures in IMAX&#174 theatres starting September 5.

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Forrest Gump Released 20 Years Ago This Week: See What Young Forrest and Jenny Look Like Today!

10 July 2014 12:40 PM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Forrest Gump taught us that life is like a box of chocolates—you never know what you're gonna get! It was 20 years ago this week the Tom Hanks, Robin Wright movie first hit theaters, and we've seen a lot of Forrest and Jenny Irl in the two decades since its release. But what about actors who played the younger versions of the film's stars? Well, Michael Conner Humphreys and Hanna Hall are still (fairly) recognizable today! Young Forest, now 29, pushed showbiz to the side for a bit, opting not to take on any more film or TV roles throughout his childhood. Instead, he grew up and as an adult, joined the Army. Per Fox News, his enlistment ended in June 2008, and he returned to his acting roots playing »

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What the Forrest Gump Kids Look Like 20 Years Later

10 July 2014 11:00 AM, PDT | BuzzSugar | See recent BuzzSugar news »

It's been 20 years since Forrest Gump hit theaters, and that means the movie's young stars are now all grown up. While we've already taken a look back at the Forrest Gump moments we will never be able to forget, it's now time to catch up with the hit movie's youngest stars - young Forrest and young Jenny, played by Michael Conner Humphreys and Hanna Hall, respectively. Keep scrolling to see the two actors in adulthood, and prepare to feel really, really old. »

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'Forrest Gump' Is Coming to IMAX Theaters This September

5 June 2014 4:07 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

In honor of Forrest Gump's 20th Anniversary this year, Paramount Pictures announced today that it will release the 1994 classic from director Robert Zemeckis in IMAX theaters for the first time, starting September 5.

It isn't known if this is a limited theatrical run, or if the studio is rolling out a newly-restored version of the drama for the anniversary release. The drama starring Tom Hanks will be going up against Lionsgate's Addicted and Open Road Films' The Green Inferno.

Tom Hanks took home his second Academy Award for his portrayal of the title character, as the plot follows his life story. He crossed paths with several historical figures throughout the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s, including Elvis Presley, John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson and Richard Nixon. Forrest Gump earned $329.6 million during its theatrical run in 1994.

In related news, Paramount pushed its animated sequel The Spongebob Squarepants Movie 2 from February 13, 2015 to »

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Tom Hanks, Robin Wright, more: Forrest Gump stars then & now

10 February 2014 10:30 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Tom Hanks recently enjoyed a reunion with two of his Forrest Gump co-stars, Gary Sinise and Mykelti Williamson.

The actor posted a picture of himself with Sinise and Williamson, who played Lieutenant Dan and Bubba respectively in the 1994 movie, on his Twitter.

"Hadn't seen these old friends for too long," he tweeted along with the photo.

As the classic heartfelt movie approaches its 20th anniversary, we take a look back at what the main stars of the drama have gone on to accomplish since.

Tom Hanks

Hanks gave a heartbreaking and poignant Academy Award-winning performance as the endearing Forrest Gump in Robert Zemeckis's drama.

The 57-year-old actor reunited with the film's director for the critically acclaimed Cast Away in 2000 and again for 2004's animated The Polar Express.

Hanks has since appeared in a long list of successful movies including Saving Private Ryan, The Green Mile and The Da Vinci Code, »

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