Tom Hanks

Tom Hanks warns dental plan ad image is AI fake

"There's a video out there promoting some dental plan with an AI version of me," the actor wrote on Instagram.

"I have nothing to do with it," he added.

Hanks has previously spoken about the "artistic challenge" that AI poses his industry, and the issue has been central to recent strikes by high-profile Hollywood actors and writers.

As AI systems have grown in power and sophistication, so have concerns about their ability to create ever more realistic virtual versions of real people - what are sometimes called deepfakes.

Tom Hanks: I could appear in movies after death with AI technology

The Forrest Gump and Cast Away actor said the technology could be used to recreate his image, ensuring he continued to appear in movies "from now until kingdom come".

But he admitted the developments posed artistic and legal challenges.

BBC reports his remarks came as the Pet Shop Boys' Neil Tennant said AI could be used by musicians to complete songs.

Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson officially become Greek citizens

The couple posed for a picture with their new passports alongside Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and his wife.

The PM posted the picture on Instagram on Saturday. Hanks and Wilson "are now proud Greek citizens", he wrote.

Greek media said the meeting took place on Paros, an island in the Aegean Sea.

Hanks, Wilson and their children were granted honorary Greek citizenship last year for their role in bringing attention to a devastating wildfire near Athens in July 2018.

Tom Hanks Says He Has Coronavirus

Tom Hanks said on Wednesday that he and his wife, Rita Wilson, learned they had the coronavirus. The 63-year-old Academy Award-winning actor is in Australia, where he was set to film a movie about the life of Elvis Presley.

“Hello, folks. Rita and I are down here in Australia,” Mr. Hanks said in a statement. “We felt a bit tired, like we had colds, and some body aches. Rita had some chills that came and went. Slight fevers, too. To play things right, as is needed in the world right now, we were tested for the coronavirus, and were found to be positive.”

Tom Hanks helps man propose to girlfriend

On Saturday, the two-time Oscar winner was at a talk about his new book, Uncommon Type: Some Stories, and at the end of the event, the superstar had a question-and-answer session that ended in his helping a man propose to his unsuspecting girlfriend, Nikki Young.

During the Q&A, Hanks read out a question from a man named Ryan McFarling: "Here's Ryan's question, and it's for Nikki Young..."Nikki, will you marry me?"

Tom Hanks' Sully film to open Telluride festival

Sully, in which Tom Hanks plays Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger, will premiere later on Friday at the Colorado event.

All 155 people on board the US Airways flight survived the emergency landing after the plane after hit a flock of geese on 15 January 2009.

The Telluride Film Festival runs from 2 to 5 September.

Tom Hanks: Don't Let Self-Doubt Stop You

Thank goodness there are people like Tom Hanks to set us straight. Speaking recently on NPR’s Fresh Air Hanks revealed that he was plagued by doubt. “There are days when I know that 3:00 tomorrow afternoon I am going to have to deliver some degree of emotional goods, and if I can’t do it, that means I’m going to have to fake it,” Hanks says.