12.09.2023 / 15:29
‘Forrest Gump’ actress Hanna Hall looks unrecognizable all grown up
Forrest Gump hit our screens and instantly became a Hollywood classic.It went down in history as one of Tom Hanks’ best performances, and won six Oscars, including Best Picture (beating out Shawshank Redemption and Pulp Fiction), Best Director, and Best Actor.On a budget of $55 million, it grossed nearly $680 million at the box office, becoming a bona fide hit.Many lines from the film have been firmly cemented in popular culture forever (“life is like a box of chocolates” anyone?).“Run Forrest, Run” is another famous one – who could forget little Jenny Curran yelling this to Forrest as he broke free of his leg braces to escape a pack of bullies?With her big blue eyes and wavy blonde hair, little Hanna Hall, who was just 10 at the time of filming, won hearts around the world in her powerful role as childhood Jenny.Now 29 years later, fan are losing their minds at seeing her all grown up.Speaking to House Of Horrors about how she landed the gig, Hall explained that it was very unexpected.“It was very random. Nina Axelrod, my manager, was tired of LA and moved out to Colorado to teach classes,” the now nearly 40-year-old said.“She had a relationship with an agency that she would get represented by and she had an open casting call in the newspaper when I was seven years old.“My mother didn’t want to take me.