- Tue Nov 29, 2011, 7:44 AM GMT
In addition to producing it for Universal, Hanks eyes a role in the film feature version of Erik Larson's non-fiction novel which offers the real life accounts of a U.S. Ambassador to Berlin in 1933.READ MORE
An adaptation from Erik Larson's book, William Dodd, the United States' reluctant and mild-mannered ambassador to Berlin in 1933, and his daughter Martha, a vivacious socialite who had romantic affairs with a Gestapo official and a Soviet spy. Dodd and his family at first naively navigated life in Nazi Germany (Dodd's daughter was excited when Hitler kissed her hand) but they slowly gained awareness of the mounting brutality around them.