Well, not officially. But the actor is in negotiations to play the lead role in
Hanks is, of course, one of the big screen's most dependable everyman heroes, and during his long career he's guided just about every endangered mode of transport there is to safety.
He steered the damaged spacecraft of "Apollo 13" back to Earth as astronaut Jim Lovell and kept his cool as
It's hard to argue with a resume like that.
Warner Bros. announced the Sully movie, which does not yet have a title, earlier this month. Eastwood will direct from a script by Todd Komarnicki, based on the book "Highest Duty: My Search for What Really Matters," by Sullenberger and Jeffrey Zaslow.
Hanks will next be seen on the big screen in