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When Harry met Sally: Tom Hanks in talks for Meg Ryan's directorial debut

Tom Hanks is said to have entered into negotiations for a cameo in Meg Ryan's directorial debut Ithaca, which is a coming of age saga set during the first World War. Ryan and Hanks have earlier acted together in many blockbusters.

hollywood Updated: Jun 27, 2014 16:44 IST
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Actor Tom Hanks is said to have entered into negotiations to star in

Meg Ryan's

directorial debut Ithaca.

The Forrest Gump actor is reportedly being considered for a cameo role in Ryan's directorial debut - a coming of age saga set during the first World War, reports contactmusic.com.

The movie focuses on a small town in California's San Joaquin Valley in 1942 and follows the story of 14-year-old Homer Macauley, a telegraph bike messenger caring for his widowed mother.

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Hanks is in talks to star as Homer's late father who will be introduced via flashbacks, while Ryan will play the young boy's mother, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Erik Jendresen will pen the screenplay, which is based on William Saroyan's 1943 novel The Human Comedy.