Magazine article Screen International

North American Briefs: Tom Hanks to Receive Palm Springs Icon Award

Magazine article Screen International

North American Briefs: Tom Hanks to Receive Palm Springs Icon Award

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Past recipients of the Icon Award include Michael Douglas, Robert Duvall and Meryl Streep. Hanks received the Festival's Chairman's Award in 2014.

The star plays the commercial airline pilot Chelsey Sullenberger, whose heroic act saved the lives of everyone on board a stricken US Airways flight when he landed on the Hudson River offManhattan in January 2009.

Warner Bros releases the film, which has grossed $123m in North America and $185m worldwide.

* monterey media has acquired North American rights from Visit Films to Matthew Saville's dramedy A Month Of Sundays starring Anthony LaPaglia, Julia Blake, Justine Clarke and John Clarke. The film premiered in Toronto and Monterey plans a January release.

* Paris-based VOD distributor Under The Milky Way has acquired Red Zeppelin Productions' sports drama TRI, which stars Jensen Jacobs and Chris Dyer and centres on triathletes who must overcome obstacles to achieve their dreams. …

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