Tom Hanks, who won an Oscar

His job as a gay man with AIDS in the film "Philadelphia," said that assuming the film were made today,

A straight entertainer wouldn't be projected in that job, and "which is all well and good."

The "Elvis" entertainer thought about the job in a meeting this week with the New York Times' David Marchese.

The columnist got some information about two of his most renowned movies

1993's "Philadelphia" and 1994's "Forrest Gump,"

After Marchese contended that neither one of the movies would be made today with Hanks in similar jobs

Hanks concurred that a straight entertainer ought not be projected in the "Philadelphia" job

He played almost a long time back.

"One reason individuals weren't anxious about that film is that I was playing a gay man,"

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