Tom Hanks’s Beloved “Wilson” Just Sold at a Prop Auction for Over $300,000

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By Tanner Garrity The only volleyball to have ever delivered a Best Supporting Actor-worthy performance sold via online auction yesterday for the equivalent of $308,000. That’s right — “Wilson,” best friend to Tom Hanks in the 2000 classic Cast Away, is still around all these years later and has finally found a home. Listed on the UK-based Prop Store, “Wilson” was expected to fetch $80,000 at most. But bidders were motivated by nostalgia for the massively popular film (it pulled in $430 million at the global box office), and apparently charmed by the lot’s description: “There is a dark brown-a…

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