EXCLUSIVE: Tom Hanks Talks Dodging Assassins in 'Da Vinci Code' Sequel 'Inferno'

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Tom Hanks is back as Robert Langdon, but this time, he has amnesia.

The Oscar winner is taking on his beloved character once again in the third installment of Dan Brown's The Da Vinci Code franchise. The original movie and its sequel, Angels & Demons, have made upwards of $1.2 billion combined, but what makes this one different is that Langdon has no answers.

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In the new film, the professor of religious iconology teams up with Dr. Sienna Brooks (Felicity Jones) to race across Europe and foil a deadly global plot, all the while struggling to remember anything about his past.

"Someone is after him and trying to kill him," Hanks told ET in a behind-the-scenes interview. "So he wants to avoid being shot by a number of assassins."

"It has an incredible international cast," Jones added. "You move across the world through all different locations, and I think it will be a thrilling ride to be on when you're watching it."

Jones also raved about working with Hanks on the film.

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"He's so incredibly professional," she gushed. "He's easy on set and joking and laughing. It's been really wonderful working with him."

Inferno is set to hit theaters October 28.