A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood takes a look at the relationship between a journalist and the television icon he wants to understand better, Fred Rogers. It’s a touching story that’s been getting great reviews and a lot of buzz, but what else would you expect from a movie that features Tom Hanks playing the beloved host of Mr. Rogers’s Neighborhood? While Hanks didn’t skimp on the research he did for the movie (he never does), he did admit that his familiarity with the man made it a lot easier. (Click on the media bar below to hear Tom Hanks)
A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood opens in theaters on November 22.