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Tom Hanks, in conversation with NPR's David Greene in Los Angeles on Monday night. Hope Leigh Rollins/NPR hide caption

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LISTEN: Tom Hanks on Hollywood harassment scandals

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James Toback, writer of the 1991 film Bugsy, poses at the premiere of a re-make of his movie The Gambler in 2014 in Los Angeles. Chris Pizzello/Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP hide caption

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The ousting of a powerful Hollywood producer over multiple abuse allegations prompted women and other assault survivors to proclaim a simple idea: that sexual abuse is common in their lives. Ikon Images/Getty Images hide caption

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In The Wake Of Harvey Weinstein Scandal, Women Say #MeToo

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For Only 2nd Time, Motion Picture Academy Boots A Member: Harvey Weinstein

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New allegations of sexual harassment and assault by Harvey Weinstein emerged on Tuesday, two days after he was ousted from the Weinstein Company. Weinstein is pictured here in April at the Tribeca Film Festival. Charles Sykes/Charles Sykes/Invision/AP hide caption

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Chinese billionaire Wang Jianlin, chairman of the Dalian Wanda Group, has been buying up Hollywood entertainment properties in recent years. His company said Friday it would buy Dick Clark Productions for about $1 billion. Andy Wong/AP hide caption

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Chinese Mogul Buys Dick Clark Productions, His Latest U.S. Purchase

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The words of the late writer James Baldwin narrate the award-winning documentary I Am Not Your Negro. Courtesy of the Toronto International Film Festival hide caption

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Actress Sally Field attends the premiere of Hello, My Name Is Doris during the 2015 SXSW Festival last March. Michael Buckner/Getty Images hide caption

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On Verge Of 70, Sally Field Navigates Aging In The Spotlight

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Comedian Chris Rock hosting the Oscars on Sunday. Rock's razor-sharp monologue skewered sensibilities on all sides of the #OscarsSoWhite debate. Christopher Polk/Getty Images hide caption

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For Better Or Worse, Chris Rock Made The Oscars As Black As He Possibly Could

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The world-famous Hollywood sign in the Hollywood Hills in Los Angeles. Chris Sattlberger/Getty Images hide caption

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Hollywood Has A Major Diversity Problem, USC Study Finds

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Three months ago, producer Ross Putman started tracking descriptions of female characters from scripts he read. On Tuesday, he shared them with the world on his Twitter account, "Fem Script Intros." David Livingston/Getty Images hide caption

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