Tom Hanks announces first novel – News Kidda

Tom Hanks will release his second work of fiction in May 2023 – and this is set in part in the entertainment world.

Making another great movie masterpiece will follow “the making of a star-studded, multimillion-dollar superhero action movie…and the humble comic books that inspired it,” according to Penguin Random House.

According to the publisher, the novel will also address the changes that have occurred in America and American culture since World War II.

“Each character in the book is doing something that I experienced while making a movie, and also discovered a philosophy or learned an important lesson,” Hanks said. People. “Even the silly moments are some kind of stunt I pulled or a mistake I survived.”

It will take place over the course of several decades, starting in 1947, when a soldier returns from war, meets his cousin, leaves an impression on him and then disappears for 23 years. After reconnecting with his uncle in 1970, the cousin, who now makes underground comics, decides to draw one of his uncles as a World War II hero.

In the present day, a director discovers the cousin’s comic book and decides to turn it into a contemporary superhero movie. The Making of Another Major Motion Picture Masterpiece’s description explains.

It continues: “We meet the extremely difficult male star of the film, its amazing lead actress, the eccentric writer/director, the producer, the gofer production assistant and everyone else on both sides of the camera.”

Hanks’ novel will feature three comic books he created himself, including the book that will become the current “great movie masterpiece.”

The Oscar-winning actor took to social media to promote his latest venture, captioning a photo of the cover, “The results of a smoking hot typewriter. Hanx,” playfully referring to his typewriter collection.

The novel marks Hanks’ second foray into book writing. In 2017, he wrote a best-selling story collection called Unusual kind.

Making another great movie masterpiece hits shelves on May 9, 2023.

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