Why It is Said That Tom Hanks Almost Died Filming _Cast Away
Why It is Said That Tom Hanks Almost Died Filming _Cast Away

You must remember the 2000 film “Cast Away” which was very much liked among the audience whose directorial credit goes to Robert Zemeckis and it starred Tom Hanks, Helen Hunt, and Nick Searcy.

In addition to Cast Away, films in which Tom Hanks has starred include The Circle, Big, Band of Brothers, Asteroid City, A Man Called Otto, Sleepless in Seattle, Forest Gump, etc.

Why It is Said That Tom Hanks Almost Died Filming “Cast Away”

As per recent news, it was reported that the American actor and filmmaker almost died during the filming of Cast Away. It was told that Chuck Noland of “Cast Away”, i.e., our favorite actor Tom Hanks, who played the role of Chuck, was not alone in this dangerous situation.

This is why it is said that Tom Hanks almost died filming ‘Cast Away’ because when Tom Hanks suffered a serious leg injury during the filming of this adventure film, he was really in danger, and it almost cost him his life.

This film showcased Hanks’ talent as an actor and made Tom Hanks stand out among the hearts of his admirers. Also, Cast Away cemented Hanks’ reputation as a great producer.

Why was ‘Cast Away’ called dangerous?

It was told in the film how far people have to go to survive in dangerous situations.

Why was 'Cast Away' called dangerous
Why was ‘Cast Away’ called dangerous

The lead character of the film, Hanks, also had to fight for his life during the shooting; at the beginning of the filming, when Hanks’ character “Chuck Noland” was inspecting the parameters of his unexpected new house, he suffered a serious injury to his leg.

Hanks had to be taken to the hospital with a leg injury, and Tom was forced to take three days’ rest before going to the hospital. He realized that the cut on his leg was only a wound but the poison that had infected his foot had almost taken his life.

Tom Hanks lost weight to make Chuck’s health decline appear more realistic and was also able to grow a beard.

Did you know that Hanks received an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor for his performance in the film Cast Away, the film’s director “Robert Zemeckis” also found a way to really connect with the audience by making this film.

What is the film’s Story about?

The film’s story follows a FedEx executive undergoing a physical and emotional transformation later a crash landing on a deserted island.

Source: collider


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