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Tom Hanks' pre-Broadway debut jitters

Posted on Feb 25, 05:07PM | IANS

Los Angeles, Feb 25 : He may have won an Oscar for his role in "Philadelphia", but Tom Hanks is nervous about his Broadway debut.

The 56-year-old will be seen playing award-winning columnist Mike McAlary in Nora Ephron's "Lucky Guy".

"We're (the cast and I are) just resorting to imagining the headlines for bad reviews - 'Lucky Guy, Unlucky Audience!' 'Yucky Guy!' I'm not afraid of the end result because I think we'll have a very good production," nytimes.com quoted Hanks as saying.

"But I am afraid of blowing it myself. I'm afraid of having something being my responsibility, yet not having the wherewithal or lack of self-consciousness or stamina to pull it off," he added.