After Captain Phillips, Tom Hanks returns to work with Paul Greengrass in the western World News, of which the trailer has just been released. The film will arrive in Italy on January 7, 2021.
Just arrived il Italian trailer of World news, a western written and directed by Paul Greengrass marking his new collaboration with Tom Hanks, which he directed in 2013 in Captain Phillips – Offshore attack, nominated for an Oscar, and which will arrive in theaters distributed by Universal on January 7, 2021.
This the official synopsis of the film, which sees next to Hanks the young rookie Helena Zengel:
Five years after the end of the Civil War, Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd (Hanks), a veteran of three conflicts, travels from city to city telling true stories sharing with the listener stories of presidents and queens and tales of glorious feuds, catastrophes. devastating and exciting adventures lived in remote corners of the globe. On the plains of Texas, her path crosses that of Johanna (Helena Zengel, System Crasher), a ten-year-old girl adopted six years earlier by members of the native Kiowa tribe who raised her as one of their own. Johanna, hostile to a world never known before, is sent back by her biological uncles against her will. Kidd agrees to take the child back to where the law states she should live. And in the course of their journey of hundreds of miles in a territory characterized by a hostile nature, the two are forced to face immense obstacles of both human and natural nature, both motivated by the desire to finally find a place they can call home.
Paul Greengrass thus introduces his new film: “World News is set in a dangerous and sadly divided world, and is a journey that leads both Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd and the little girl, Johanna, to a great discovery. They are two “lost” characters, albeit in a different way, and they are both looking for their own place of belonging. And this is precisely the great emotional strength behind their journey. Kidd and Johanna live great adventures facing great dangers and, in practice, the film is the story of a journey towards redemption ”.
Tom Hanks tells his character this way: “I love hearing a great story as well as telling one, which is why I was so excited about playing Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd. He is a great popularizer, he is motivated, he gets excited, has a noble soul and is driven by the desire to discover the truth. Kidd wants to convey to his audience an honest vision of what is happening in the world because he is aware of the fact that, together with informing and entertaining, reading the news can turn into a highly educational moment ”. Speaking about his 12-year-old partner, the award-winning actor declares: “I can only insist on the incredible charisma of young Helena Zengel. I believe that actors are born. You don’t learn to be an actor, you just are. silences, his eyes, his instinct: maybe he is not aware of the various rules of acting, but he already knows them ”.