Tom Hanks Takes A “Patriot Down”

Tom Hanks has been offered the lead in political thriller “Patriot Down” at New Regency says Variety.

The story kicks off with Air Force One being gunned down over Pakistan, leaving the on-the-run president to fend for himself.

Kevin Walsh, former assistant to Scott Rudin, will produce the project. Hanks will next be seen in “Extremely Loud And Incredibly Close.”