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.