SAN ANTONIO (KTSA News) — The trailer for the upcoming biopic of Mister Rogers has been released.
“A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood” stars Academy Award Winner Tom Hanks (Philadelphia, Forrest Gump) as Fred Rogers, the soft-spoken television host who brought “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood” into homes for generations of children.
The film centers around journalist Lloyd Vogel (played by Matthew Rhys).
Vogel accepts an assignment to write an article on Mister Rogers and his perspective on life is changed by the experience.
“A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood” will be in theaters this Thanksgiving.
“Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood” began in 1968 and the last original episode of the program aired in 2001.
Rogers was 74 years old when he died in 2003.
A documentary film on Roger’s life “Won’t You be My Neighbor” was released in 2018.