Tom Hanks Based Forrest Gump on His Brother’s B-Motion picture Character

Irrespective of several years of at the rear of-the-scenes chatter, a sequel to 1994’s Forrest Gump by no means occurred. The movie was a box office smash, leaving audiences to ponder what grew to become of Tom Hanks‘ titular hero. A sequel nonetheless isn’t coming, but a tiny-regarded B-film — starring none other than Hanks’ younger brother Jim — may well have motivated his have Oscar-successful efficiency.

Gary Sinise and Tom Hanks in ‘Forrest Gump’ | Sunset Boulevard/Getty Pictures

When was ‘Forrest Gump’ made?

Based on Winston Groom’s 1986 novel, Forrest Gump strike theaters in the United States on July 6, 1994. The movie came from director Robert Zemeckis, the filmmaker driving the Again to the Foreseeable future trilogy and Who Framed Roger Rabbit. With Hanks in the guide, Zemeckis’ movie turned the year’s 2nd-largest strike, driving only Disney’s The Lion King.

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