Tom Hanks goes gray for "Sully," filming in Atlanta

Tom Hanks has gone gray for his role as heroic airline pilot Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger.

The real Sully.

Hanks, who appears as a principled and courageous lawyer in the Steven Spielberg film "Bridge of Spies," out Friday, is in Atlanta now for the new movie.

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"Sully," which also filmed in New York, site of the incredible water landing, is directed by Clint Eastwood. The project has been working in downtown Atlanta this week.

Tom Hanks takes on the role of true-life hero "Sully" Sullenberger in the movie being filming in Atlanta. Photo: Atlanta Filming
Clint Eastwood, who was in Atlanta for "Trouble With the Curve" a few years ago, is now back for "Sully." Photo: Atlanta Filming

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