Why Tom Hanks Was Terrified Filming 'Captain Phillips'

Tom Hanks' role as a U.S. cargo ship caption lands him a Golden Globe nomination.
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Tom Hanks is once again the subject of major Oscar buzz this time with two movie saving mr. banks and the thriller captain Phillips. He's already received a Golden Globe nomination for captain Phillips and -- sat down with ABC -- -- -- talk about it. We -- on on breaker we have the potential I was -- story. Not just our suspicion. -- -- -- -- Tom Hanks pat this year for his role as captain Phillips has a lot of experience of the golden glow of status is his eight nomination those shots and you you know when you know makes news and you've got busy -- not a viewpoint merciless yes and you -- -- smile. Statement. -- Howard you're petrified you can't be a jerk. You know you're -- know your head is in some little box on the this movie tells the tale of a real live -- -- of -- US cargo ship by Somali pirates in 2009 the real life captain Phillips right to -- which became the movie. How do you get on with a real captain Phillips well. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- you know all -- Brad Bradley Cooper probably wanted him got stuck with me. Also nominated for a Golden Globe is a guy called -- at Abdi who plays the pirate -- look and sure. Look at short of the cup and he never acted before he was working as a chauffeur in Minneapolis when he contradict costing -- for anyone who looked vaguely Simone and we never met. Face to face until. They -- very big took possession of the of the bridge. The director at one -- documentary maker planned it that way it was terrifying and we knew it was -- A lot of stuff. Came -- the course of these very clumsy and that we're not scripted but we're very much in the moment. I didn't even know what they were saying in the movie until I saw the film. And in -- I could read the subtitles this movie -- made me feel like I was inside the heads of the crew. And the client. Tents for nominations in total do you care about being nominated and you know you've you know you've won so much should be nominated have any time without a doubt it's fun. And this -- fun to be accommodated I'll get to go to a lot of really cool part things happening. They're OK -- -- -- good morning American bought ABC news Los Angeles. One of my favorite actors and captain Phillips will be back in theaters nationwide on January 15. And available on digital Blu-ray and dvd on January when he first.

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