How a Softball Game Led Ron Howard to Cast Tom Hanks in the Film That Made the Oscar-Winning Actor Famous
There’s something to be said for being in the right place at the right time.
Hanks was nervous during his ‘Splash’ audition
In a 2015 conversation with BuzzFeed, Hanks opened up about how he thought he’d blown it during his audition for the 1984 film about a man who falls in love with a mermaid. He starred with Daryl Hannah, Eugene Levy, and the late John Candy in the still-beloved movie.
“We had a read-through of it and I…