Release date:October 18, 2019
Studio:TriStar Pictures (Sony)
Screenwriters:Micah Fitzerman-Blue, Noah Harpster
Starring:Tom Hanks, Matthew Rhys, Chris Cooper
Tom Hanks is attached to star as Fred Rogers of "Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood," the pioneering children’s television series from The Fred Rogers Company that is celebrating its 50th Anniversary this year. The film is inspired by a real-life friendship between Fred Rogers and award-winning journalist Tom Junod. In the heart-warming story, a cynical journalist begrudgingly accepts an assignment to write a profile piece on the beloved icon and finds his perspective on life transformed. Rhys will play Junod the award-winning journalist whose real-life friendship with Rogers inspired the film.