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Mister Rogers Documentary ‘Won’t You Be My Neighbor?’ To Air On HBO and PBS Next Year
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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.

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Movie Review: Won’t You Be My Neighbor?
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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, François 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.

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Watch: Trailer For Mister Rogers Documentary ‘Won’t You Be My Neighbor?’
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Focus Features has released an official trailer for Won’t You Be My Neighbor?, a documentary about Fred Rogers, better known to millions as Mister Rogers of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood.

The doc comes from Academy Award-winning director Morgan Neville (Twenty Feet from Stardom, Johnny Cash’s America), and aims to introduce people to Rogers himself, beyond the popular TV show.

You can read much more about Won’t You Be My Neighbor? and watch the trailer below.

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