‘Cloud Atlas’ Photos with Tom Hanks and Halle Berry

Jim Broadbent and Ben Whishaw are also featured in these shots from the Wachowski’s adaptation of the heralded David Mitchell novel.

Warner Bros. has released two new photos from Cloud Atlas, the star-studded adaptation of David Mitchell's novel from directors Andy Wachowski, Lana Wachowski, and Tom Tykwer. These photos give us our first look at Tom Hanks, Halle Berry, Jim Broadbent, and Ben Whishaw in this unique tale where every actor plays multiple characters. Take a look at the photos, and read on to see what Lana Wachowski had to say about this ambitious project.

Cloud Atlas Tom Hanks and Halle Berry Photo

Cloud Atlas Jim Broadbent and Ben Whishaw Photo

The story spans thousands of years, showing how individual lives affect others in the past, present, and future. Here's what co-director Lana Wachowski had to say about this time-bending adaptation.

"We thought about these individual characters as aspects of larger characters. Their lives are interwoven over one big story that takes place over a thousand years."

Cloud Atlas was released October 26th, 2012 and stars Tom Hanks, Halle Berry, Jim Broadbent, Hugo Weaving, Jim Sturgess, Doona Bae, Ben Whishaw, Keith David. The film is directed by Tom Tykwer, Andy Wachowski, Lana Wachowski.

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  1. Dan

    @narrator +5 points for using the word 'cackled' lol

    3 years agoby @dan1Flag

  2. the Narrator

    I actually cackled at that, @bawnian-dexeus. :P

    3 years agoby @narratorFlag

  3. skywise

    These pictures look promising!

    3 years agoby @skywiseFlag

  4. jasdjqs

    Looks like a good movie,

    3 years agoby @jasdjqsFlag


    @skywise I have also had the pleasure of meeting him once, and yes humble is the perfect description!

    3 years agoby @mcleve02Flag

  6. skywise

    @mcleve02 A chamerlon if you will. And truly humble. My sister had a run in with him several years back and she reported that he was extremly gracious.

    I remember reading an article with him and he said something along the lines of "I have been in about 60 movies...and 5 of them are really good."

    That always struck me as a humble thing to say.

    3 years agoby @skywiseFlag


    @skywise He truly can play in every type of role!

    3 years agoby @mcleve02Flag

  8. skywise

    @mcleve02 agreed. After all these years he remains my one of my favorite actors. Tom Hanks is a perfect "every man" and a fine thespian

    3 years agoby @skywiseFlag

  9. Bawnian©-Dexeus

    Tom: "Wilson, it's not what you think!"
    Wilson: "You bastard!" [roles away]

    3 years agoby @bawnian-dexeusFlag


    I will give almost anything with Tom Hanks a chance!

    3 years agoby @mcleve02Flag

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