Tom Hanks is set to receive the 2020 Cecil B. DeMille Award at the 77th Golden Globe Awards in January. “The Hollywood Foreign Press Association is proud to bestow the 2020 Cecil B. deMille Award to Tom Hanks,” said HFPA president Lorenzo Soria. “For more than three decades, he’s captivated audiences with rich and playful characters that we’ve grown to love and admire. Over the years Hanks has won two Academy Awards, seven Primetime Emmy Awards, four Golden Globes and two Screen Actors Guild Awards.
Jenna Dewan is expecting her first child with boyfriend Steve Kazee. “We are beyond overjoyed and couldn’t be happier to be expanding our family!” the couple told People. This will be the first child for Kazee and the second for Dewan, who shares a 6-year-old daughter with her ex-husband Channing Tatum.
In his new memoir, The Ride of a Lifetime: Lessons Learned from 15 Years as CEO of the Walt Disney Company, Bob Iger says that George Lucas “didn’t hide his disappointment” over The Force Awakens after a private screening saying there was “nothing new” about Abrams’ sequel. In each of the films in the original trilogy, it was important to Lucas to present new worlds, new stories, new characters, and new technologies.