Tom Hanks Will Mine Falstaff In L.A. ‘Henry IV’ Staging; Rita Wilson Also Stars

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Forrest Gump as Sir John Sack-and-Sugar? Believe it. Tom Hanks is set to make his L.A. stage debut in Henry IV, on which the Shakespeare Center of Los Angeles will raise the curtain in June. Rita Wilson also will star, but her role wasn’t revealed. Daniel Sullivan, who won a Tony for directing 2000’s Proof and has been nominated five other times, will direct Henry IV. The show is set to open June and for for two dozen performances through July 1 outdoors at the Japanese…