Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts reunite for 'Larry Crowne'

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The Independent Culture

Oscar-winning actors Tom Hanks and Julia Roberts are reuniting on the big screen for a new movie about a middle-aged man forced to find a new career, Daily Variety reported Tuesday.

Hanks, 53, winner of back-to-back best actor Academy Awards for "Forrest Gump" and "Philadelphia," will direct the film, "Larry Crowne," from a script he wrote himself, the report said.

Roberts, 42, a best actress winner for "Erin Brockovich," starred alongside Hanks in the acclaimed 2007 film "Charlie Wilson's War."

Roberts' last film was the 2009 romantic thriller "Duplicity" while Hanks last appeared in "The Da Vinci Code" follow up "Angels & Demons."