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Based on the # 1 New York Times bestseller “A Man Called Ove,” A Man Called Otto tells the story of Otto Anderson (Tom Hanks), a grump who no longer sees purpose in his life following the loss of his wife. Otto is ready to end it all, but his plans are interrupted when a lively young family moves in next door, and he meets his match in quick-witted Marisol. She challenges him to see life differently, leading to an unlikely friendship that turns his world around. A heartwarming and funny story about love, loss, and life, A Man Called Otto shows that family can sometimes be found in the most unexpected places.

Directed by Marc Forster (Finding Neverland), A Man Called Otto stars Tom Hanks (PhiladelphiaForrest Gump, Cast Away), Mariana Treviño (Club de Cuervos), Rachel Keller (Fargo), Manuel Garcia-Rulfo (The Magnificent Seven), Truman Hanks and Mike Birbiglia (Trainwreck). The screenplay is written by Academy Award® nominee David Magee (Best Adapted Screenplay, Life of Pi, 2012; Best Adapted Screenplay, Finding Neverland, 2004) based upon the best-selling novel “A Man Called Ove” by Fredrik Backman, and the film A Man Called Ove by Hannes Holm. The film is being produced by Fredrik Wikström Nicastro, Rita Wilson, Tom Hanks, and Gary Goetzman.


Tom Hanks
Mariana Treviño
Rachel Keller
Manuel Garcia-Rulfo


Directed by:

Marc Forster

Screenplay by:

David Magee

Based upon the novel A Man Called Ove by:

Fredrik Backman

And the film A Man Called Ove by:

Hannes Holm

Produced by:

Fredrik Wikström Nicastro
Rita Wilson
Tom Hanks
Gary Goetzman

Executive Producers:

Marc Forster
Renée Wolfe
Louise Rosner
David Magee
Michael Porseryd
Tim King
Sudie Smyth
Steven Shareshian
Celia Costas
Neda Backman
Tor Jonasson