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Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg: Together Again?

Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg, friends.

Last week, we told you that despite picking up new projects, Steven Spielberg has yet to decide what he is going to direct next. Well, we might have a winner, by way of his old pal Tom Hanks. Hanks and Spielberg are developing a thriller about an American attorney who works with the CIA during the Cold War to go behind enemy lines to negotiate the release of a captured spy. Hanks will star. Spielberg is considering directing. But who knows with this guy. Maybe he'll just make Close Encounters of the Third Kind 2: Close Encounters of the Richard Kind.

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