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Colin Farrell on 'Saving Mr. Banks,' Getting Fired From a Bank Job, and the Power of Imagination

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Sharon Knolle on Dec 13th, 2013 5:45PM

Kevin Winter/Getty Images In the Disney film "Saving Mr. Banks," Colin Farrell plays the inspiration for the title character. He portrays the alcoholic real-life father of Mary Poppins creator, P.L....

Tom Hanks on the Burden of Playing Walt Disney, the Real P.L. Travers, and Dinners With Emma Thompson

Posted by
Sharon Knolle on Dec 12th, 2013 1:00PM

Jason Merritt/Getty Images It seems like a given that Tom Hanks, one of today's most beloved and well-known stars, would play Walt Disney, one of Hollywood's most beloved and well-known icons, in...

B.J. Novak Talks 'Saving Mr. Banks,' an Apologetic Emma Thompson, and Disney's Dark Side

Posted by
Sharon Knolle on Dec 12th, 2013 11:00AM

In "Saving Mr. Banks," B.J. Novak (Ryan on "The Office") plays one half of the famous song-writing duo, the Sherman Brothers, who penned the memorably catchy tunes including "Supercalifragilistic"...

'Saving Mr. Banks' Review: 10 Things to Know About the Real-Life Disney Tale

Posted by
Drew Taylor on Dec 12th, 2013 9:30AM

Disney Every year there seems to be at least once Oscar bait-y movie that is about the making of another movie. Last year, we had "Argo" and, to a lesser extent, "Hitchcock," films about how the...

Jason Schwartzman on 'Saving Mr. Banks,' Emma Thompson's 'Heartbreaking' Prank, and Celebrity Anxiety

Posted by
Sharon Knolle on Dec 11th, 2013 11:05AM

Getty In the new Disney movie, "Saving Mr. Banks," Jason Schwartzman plays one of the songwriting brothers tasked with charming P.L. Travers (Emma Thompson) into giving up the rights to Mary Poppins...

Tom Hanks Says P.L. Travers Would Absolutely Hate 'Saving Mr. Banks'

Posted by
Katie Roberts on Dec 10th, 2013 5:45PM

Jason Merritt/Getty Images Author P.L. Travers, whose "Mary Poppins" books were turned into a fanciful Disney film, was a notoriously prickly woman -- and according to Tom Hanks, she wouldn't have...

The 10 Most High-Maintenance Movie Characters of the Past Three Decades

Posted by
Sharon Knolle on Dec 10th, 2013 1:00PM

Getty Emma Thompson is drawing raves for her turn in "Saving Mr. Banks" as the notoriously prickly author P.L. Travers, who gave Walt Disney (Tom Hanks) the devil of a time in handing over her...

'Saving Mr. Banks' Preview: It Was Always Tom Hanks (EXCLUSIVE)

Posted by
Moviefone Staff on Nov 19th, 2013 12:00PM

When it came time to tell the story behind of the making of "Mary Poppins," there was only one man fit to wear Walt Disney's trademark suit and 'stache: Tom Hanks. In this exclusive featurette,...

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