The Forrest Gump star was asked if he supports censorship of problematic language for the work of prominent writers
Tom Hanks has passionately vowed to boycott woke book rewrites, claiming “we are all grown ups”.
The American actor, 66, was asked if he supports the censorship of works by prominent authors, including Roald Dahl and Agatha Christie.
Hanks said he was of the “opinion that we’re all grown ups here” and revealed he would be “against reading any book from an era that says ‘abridged due to modern sensitivities’”.
In a pre-recorded interview with BBC Radio 4, the Forrest Gump and Toy Story star said: “Well, I’m of the opinion that we’re all grown-ups here.