Sony Pictures Entertainment has released an international trailer for A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood, the upcoming movie about Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood‘s Fred Rogers which stars two-time Academy Award winner Tom Hanks as the beloved children’s show host. An official trailer was released back in July.
The movie is based on the true story of a friendship that developed between Fred Rogers and a journalist (played by Matthew Rhys) who was tasked with doing a report on Rogers.
Continue below to check out the new trailer for A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood, along with a pair of recently released vignettes and more.
Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood: A Visual History Hardcover | Kindle Edition
Written by Tim Lybarger, Melissa Wagner, Jenna McGuiggan
Forward by Tom Hanks
Publisher: Clarkson Potter
Publication Date: October 29, 2019
A book on the beloved public television children’s program Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood has just been released, and without question, it is as magical, charming, warm, and sincere as the pioneering man and the program itself.
Entitled Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood: A Visual History, it’s indeed just that, an absolute cornucopia of photos (many rare and never released publicly), original show notes, recaps of great and important moments on the show, and loving interviews from many of the key cast, crew, and special guests involved with the program, which ran for over four decades and spawned almost a thousand episodes.
Most would instantly recognize the camera revealing a miniaturized functional neighborhood with that soft and melodic piano beats to Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, the long-running educational children’s television series hosted by Fred Rogers. For many people of all ages, especially young preschoolers, Rogers’ on-screen persona was the endearing face of many broad topics from the things that happen in everyday life to the more tragic situations. But no matter what it was, he dealt with all of that with empathy and respect. Even after his death, Rogers’ legacy of kindness and love continues to resonate.
Now, his life will be depicted in a fictionalized account of an interview between a cold and cynical journalist named Lloyd Vogel (Matthew Rhys) and Mr. Fred Rogers (Tom Hanks). And Sony has released the first trailer for A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood. Check out the trailer here below.
Earlier this year you may have caught a trailer for Won’t You Be My Neighbor? The documentary, which is from Focus Features and Oscar winner Morgan Neville (20 Feet from Stardom, Johnny Cash’s America), tells the story of Fred Rogers, the host of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood.
Now the documentary is set to make its way to television. It’s been announced that you’ll be able to watch Won’t You Be My Neighbor? on both HBO and PBS early next year. You can find all of the details below.
Won’t You Be My Neighbor? Director: Morgan Neville Writers: Christopher McQuarrie Cast: Fred Rogers, Joanne Rogers, Betty Aberlin, Yo-Yo Ma, Joe Negri, David Newell, Junlei Li, FranÃ§ois Scarborough Clemmons, Jim Rogers, John Rogers, Betty Seamans, Nick Tallo, Margaret Whitmer Studio: Focus Features Rated PG-13 | 94 Minutes Release Date: June 29, 2018
My family and I went to see “that Mr. Rogers movie.” It’s sad when things like kindness and empathy are considered “weird,” isn’t it? My son incredulously asked, “Was he really that way in real life?” In the documentary, Won’t You be my Neighbor, that question is addressed, and the simple answer is yes. Fred Rogers was that way in real life. He was more as well. In a world of CGI space lords and blockbuster action movies, Fred Rogers is the biggest and best hero of any film in 2018.