Tom Hanks is Mister Rogers in the 'A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood' trailer

Sony Pictures has just releasee the first trailer for A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood their upcoming biopic of Mister Rogers creator and star Fred Rogers with two time Academy Award winner Tom Hanks headlining as the children’s television star. Check it out in the player below!

Hanks portrays Mister Rogers in A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood, a timely story of kindness triumphing over cynicism, based on the true story of a real-life friendship between Fred Rogers and journalist Tom Junod. After a jaded magazine writer (Emmy winner Matthew Rhys) is assigned a profile of Fred Rogers, he overcomes his skepticism, learning about empathy, kindness, and decency from America’s most beloved neighbor.

Directed by Marielle Heller (The Diary of a Teenage Girl), A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood is scripted by Micah Fitzerman-Blue & Noah Harpster, inspired by Junod’s Esquire article “Can You Say. . . Hero?”. Producers on the project include Youree Henley, Peter Saraf, Marc Turtletaub and Leah Holzer.

Look for A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood to hit theaters November 22, 2019.

Silas Lesnick is the Senior Editor of Moviebill. He has been covering entertainment news out of Los Angeles for more than a decade. You can reach him via e-mail or on Twitter.


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