Running man Kenneth is a real-life Forrest Gump
A BUSINESSMAN from South Tyneside has become a real-life Forrest Gump after running 1,000km ... His colleagues have likened him to Tom Hanks’ character from the 1994 film Forrest Gump, who decided to embark on a three-year run across America.
‘The Butler’ Fact Check: How True Is This True Story?
The Butler, based on the story of long-time White House butler Eugene Allen, hits theaters Friday. It’s not surprising that some broad creative license was taken with Allen’s life. Still, some of the most remarkable episodes are true. Here’s a run ...
Story Notes for Forrest Gump
In real ... of Forrest’s beard length. Tom Hanks’s brother Jim was his stunt double for most of the running scenes. Forrest Gump is based on a 1986 book by Winston Groom that initially sold about 30,000 copies. After the success of the movie, the ...
Is Fargo really based on a true story?
Both the 1996 Coen Brothers movie and the TV series start out with a declaration that the events depicted are “Based on a true story ... became part of the Fargo lore. The body of a woman Takako Konishi was found in a forest near Detroit Lakes ...
14 Movies You Definitely Didn't Know Were Based On Books
Here are 13 other movies you might ... film franchise is not only based on a book published in the '70s, but the book is based on allegedly true events. Some fairly major changes were made to the film adaptation of Forrest Gump. For starters, author ...