Back in March actor/director Tom Hanks used Twitter to reveal the cast for his new movie Larry Crowne, including Star Trek’s original Sulu, George Takei. The film is now in production and today Hanks again used Twitter to give a first look at Takei in his film.
George "Take 1" Takei as Professor in Hanks’ Comedy
Tom Hanks is currently in production on the comedy Larry Crowne, which he is directing. Hanks plays the title character who is a middle-aged man who goes back to college to try and re-invent himself. And it appears that Takei will be playing one of his professors. Today Hanks sent out the following via Twitter (@tomhanks):
As Prof. Ed Matsutani PhD? George "Take 1" Takei! Larry Crowne is learning lots and lots. Hanx
and link to this Twitpic:
In addition to Takei and Hanks, the cast of Larry Crowne includes Julia Roberts, Bryan Cranston, Pam Grier, Cedric The Entertainer and others (including Hanks’ Bosom Buddies co-star Peter Scolari). You fan find more behind the scenes photos from Larry Crowne at witpic.com/photos/tomhanks, including the photo where he first revealed his cast.