Tom Hanks No 1 with “Angels and Demons”
Oscar winning Thomas Jeffrey “Tom” Hanks is back at the top of the U.S. box office after claiming the number one spot with his film “Angels and Demons”.
“Angels & Demons” is the bestselling mystery-thriller novel written by American author Dan Brown and published by Pocket Books in 2000.
The novel deals with the quest of a Harvard University symbologist Robert Langdon to uncover the mysteries of a secret society called the Illuminati and to unravel a plot to annihilate Vatican City using destructive antimatter.
Dan Brown is also the author of the controversial novel “The Da Vinci Code” which was also made into a Hollywood film with Tom Hanks playing the role of Robert Langdon.
Tom Hank’s “Angels and Demons” topped the world-wide box office with an opening weekend of $48 million.