Thursday, June 30

‘1883’: This is how Tom Hanks ended up in the ‘Yellowstone’ prequel

Another famous face has just appeared in 1883. The second episode of the Yellowstone The prequel series featured a Civil War flashback scene following a general named George Meade, played by none other than Tom Hanks himself.

It turns out that Hanks and his wife, Rita Wilson, are longtime friends of 1883 stars (and real life couple) Tim McGraw and Faith Hill, and their cameo on the show was a favor.

“He’s a great guy. We have been friends for a long time. Rita, his wife and Faith are best friends, and Tom and I have been friends for 25, 24 years, “McGraw said recently. CinemaBlend. “I knew there was this part in [the script], and I gave him a call [and] He said, ‘Hey, would you be interested in appearing to make a cameo on this show we’re doing?’ And he says, ‘Tell me when to be there,’ and it just showed up. “

The scene also gave McGraw the opportunity to share a scene with his famous friend. During the flashback sequence, Hanks’ General Meade helps protagonist James Dutton (McGraw) process the bloody aftermath of the 1862 Battle of Antietam. But that also put a lot of pressure on McGraw, who added: “You never want to ruin a scene. when you have Tom Hanks with you. “

1883 it also marks the first time McGraw and Hill have acted together, playing married couple James and Margaret Dutton. As the couple said Persons, It was an adjustment to say the least â ???? particularly when it comes to more intimate scenes, like a time when his characters bathe together.

“Obviously I feel comfortable with my husband, but this is different,” Hill said. “For the intimate scenes, I feel like that belongs to us.”

New episodes of 1883 air Sundays on Paramount +.

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