Saturday, March 9, 2019

First Look Showcase 2019 Presents: A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood

A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood: Press Release

A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood


November 22nd, 2019

Two-time Oscar®-winner 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 empathy, kindness, and decency from America’s most beloved neighbor.

Directed by:                      Marielle Heller

Written by:                        Micah Fitzerman-Blue & Noah Harpster

Inspired by the article "Can You Say. . . Hero?" by Tom Junod

Produced by:                   Youree Henley
                                        Marc Turtletaub
                                       Peter Saraf

Cast:                                Tom Hanks
                                         Matthew Rhys
                                       Susan Kelechi Watson
                                        and Chris Cooper

This film is not yet rated by the Motion Picture Association of America.  For future rating information, please visit www.filmratings.comCredits not final