Mermaid film Splash turns 35 this weekend. Photo: Alamy

How Tom Hanks went from ‘second-string’ mermaid film Splash to global superstar

  • Fan favourite Splash turns 35 this weekend. The film boosted the name of Hanks, a fresh-faced 28-year-old TV star at the time
  • Also starring Daryl Hannah, the film went on to receive an Oscar nomination for original screenplay
Topic |   American films

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Mermaid film Splash turns 35 this weekend. Photo: Alamy
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