London: Hollywood superstar Tom Hanks says he had a wonderful time working with actress Sandra Bullock in the film "Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close".

The 55-year-old said he met up with Bullock to discuss the script and bonded instantly, reported Daily Mirror.

"The very first thing we did in rehearsals was that Sandra, Thomas (Horn, who plays their son) and I made lunch, we got together and just made lunch, for the three of us. We made some spaghetti, salad, garlic bread and what not . And I could not discern any true effort between that day of rehearsal, months before we started making the movie, and the moments where we were actually working with a camera rolling. It's so fluid with her. She is wonderful," Hanks said.

The actor was also full praise for his young co-star Thomas Horn, 13, insisting he is the star of the movie.

"He's the star of "Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close", he had to show up for rehearsals, for coaching, for research, or for actually shooting the movie - at what could be described as a back breaking schedule. But he had such unbridled enthusiasm for every moment of that, and that's a testament to a certain degree of character," he added.