Tom Hanks has quite a history with his latest movie co-star.
Twenty-seven-year-old Truman Hanks plays a younger version of his father’s hip character. a man named Ottowas released widely on January 13th and is based on Fredrik Backman’s 2012 novel. a man named ove.
In a Q&A after the movie on Monday night, Tom told PEOPLE what it’s like to work with the son he shares with wife Rita Wilson.
“Definitely, I changed his diaper, so it’s special,” said Tom. “But you’ll have to get over it soon.
He continued of Truman: There is pressure and he has to do it.”
Tom, 66, also opened up about the reality of being an actor and his insecurities about his performance.
“What we both know is… you don’t know if you did a good job,” he told PEOPLE. All you have to do is wait for the right moment, and it will last forever.
Asked by PEOPLE what it was like to work with his father, Truman joked that he and his brother had mastered the art of mimicking stars. Tom also shares Colin Hanks, 45, and Elizabeth Hanks, 40, with late ex-wife Samantha Lewis, and Chet Hanks, 32, with Wilson.
“Whenever I imitate him, people say, ‘That doesn’t sound like him.’ But I have to give you his voice. Nobody else.” hears, “Houston has a problem.
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Earlier this month, Tom discussed nepotism in Hollywood. He spoke with Reuters. Sunfor his role in a man named Otto and the “family business” of entertainment.
“This is what we’ve been doing forever,” said Tom. “That’s what all of our kids grew up with. We have four kids. They’re all very creative and involved in our brand of storytelling.”
“And if we’re in the plumbing supply business or we run a flower shop down the street, even if it’s just stock at the end of the year, the whole family will take their time at some point.” added the actor.
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“No matter what happens, it doesn’t matter what your last name is, it doesn’t matter if it works,” he said, referring to each of his family’s projects.
“That’s the problem when any of us try to tell a new story or create something that has a beginning, a middle and an end.” Forrest Gump said the star. “It doesn’t matter what our last name is. We have to work to make it a true and authentic experience for the audience.”
“And that’s a much bigger task than worrying if someone will try to hurt us,” he concluded.