Tom Hanks and Robin Wright Reunite in “Here” with Robert Zemeckis

Sony Pictures has unveiled the trailer for Robert Zemeckis’ latest film, “Here,” marking the sixth collaboration between the acclaimed director and Tom Hanks, his lead actor from “Forrest Gump.”

A Century-Long Tale

“Here,” based on Richard McGuire’s graphic novel, tells the century-spanning story of a single house and its numerous inhabitants. The film’s unique approach involves a stationary camera angle for its entire 104-minute duration, offering a window into the lives of the house’s residents across generations.

The Forrest Gump Reunion

In a nostalgic reunion, Tom Hanks and Robin Wright star as the film’s central couple. Hanks portrays Richard, a teenager from the Vietnam era, while Wright plays his girlfriend and future wife, Margaret. Utilizing makeup and de-aging technology, the actors age from teenagers to their 80s throughout the film. This reunion brings a new layer of depth to the pair’s performances, resonating with their history in “Forrest Gump.”

Supporting Cast

The cast includes Paul Bettany and Kelly Reilly as Richard’s parents, Michelle Dockery and Gwilym Lee as an early 1900s couple, and David Fynn and Ophelia Lovibond as a 1920s inventor and pin-up model. Each actor brings a unique story to the film, weaving a rich tapestry of interconnected lives.

Embracing Visual Effects

Zemeckis, often labeled a “visual effects guy,” fully embraces this title in “Here.” He aims to present audiences with visually stunning experiences that are unattainable in real life. “It only works because the performances are so good,” Zemeckis explained. “Tom and Robin had to channel their younger selves, capturing the energy and nuances of their past performances.”

Release Date

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“Here” is set to hit theaters on November 15.

Wrapping Up

“Here” promises to be a captivating journey through time, blending innovative visual effects with heartfelt performances from a stellar cast. Don’t miss the chance to see Hanks and Wright reunite under Zemeckis’ direction.

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