Great news is coming from the Toronto Film Festival as A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood is garnering excellent reviews. Tom Hanks plays Mister Rogers in the Marielle Heller (The Diary of a Teenage Girl, Can You Ever Forgive Me?) directed feature, and Hanks might be slated for another Oscar nomination.
“He just wanted to make little kids feel safe, even if they didn’t have all the answers or couldn’t understand all the answers,” said Hanks.
Click on the media bar to hear Hanks talk about the under appreciated honesty of Fred Rogers:
A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood, co-starring Matthew Rhys and Chris Cooper, opens nationwide November 22.