“He’s just about the nicest person I’ve ever met. I just don’t know if he’s for real…” Tom Hanks is the wholesome Mr. Rogers is trailer for Marielle Heller’s movie focusing on the real-life friendship between Fred Rogers and journalist Tom Junod (played by Matthew Rhys).


Tom Hanks portrays Mister Rogers in A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood, a timely story of kindness triumphing over cynicism, based on the true story of a real-life friendship between Fred Rogers and journalist Tom Junod. After a jaded magazine writer (Emmy winner Matthew Rhys) is assigned a profile of Fred Rogers, he overcomes his skepticism, learning about kindness, love and forgiveness from America’s most beloved neighbor.

A BEAUTIFUL DAY IN THE NEIGHBOURHOOD opens in Irish cinemas on January 31, 2020.