Tom Hanks, the man generally revered as the nicest guy in Hollywood and all round great actor has been cast in ‘Triple Frontier’ according to the films Producer Charles Roven. ‘Triple Frontier’ is the new film from Oscar winning director Kathryn Bigelow (The Hurt Locker).

Speaking to Roven said ”Tom Hanks is starring in the film….and we’re still looking to cast the other roles. We’re hoping to start shooting the movie sometime in mid-March.” This is great news, as someone who doesn’t take pleasure in drowning fluffy kittens I’ve got a lot of love for Tom Hanks. My hopes are high for this flick, Kathryan Bigelow’s ‘The Hurt Locker’ was undoubtedly one of my highlights of 2009.

‘Triple Frontier’ is an ensemble picture set in the border zone between Paraguay, Argentina and Brazil, a haven for organized crime. The film centres on five men of various ages working in the zone. Other actors who have been mentioned to be circling the project include Christian Bale, Sean Penn, Leonardo DiCaprio, Jeremy Renner, Will Smith and Javier Bardem.