Double Academy Award winner Tom Hanks plans to return to theatre with his Broadway debut in 2013. He will lead the cast of Lucky Guy, which is about the New York Daily News columnist Mike Mcalary, who covered some of the biggest crimes and police corruption scandals in the 1980s and ’90s.
Screenwriter Nora Ephron, of When Harry Met Sally fame, has written the script and the play will be directed by George C. Wolfe.
Hanks last appeared on the stage in year 1979 in a New York production of The Mandrake.
Before making his debut in films in 1980, Tom Hanks was an intern for the Great Lakes Theater Festival in Cleveland, Ohio which was then headed by Vincent Dowling.