A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood
A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood is an upcoming 2019 American biographical drama movie directed by Marielle Heller and written by Micah Fitzerman-Blue and Noah Harpster. The movie stars Tom Hanks as Fred Rogers with Matthew Rhys as Tom Junod. Other stars include Susan Kelechi Watson and Chris Cooper.
|A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood|
|Directed by||Marielle Heller|
|Based on||Can You Say...Hero?|
by Tom Junod
|Music by||Nate Heller|
|Cinematography||Jody Lee Lipes|
|Edited by||Anne McCabe|
|Distributed by||Sony Pictures Releasing|
The movie is about depressed journalist Tom Junod accepts an assignment to write an Esquire profile on television icon Fred Rogers and Junod's views on life changed after his encounter with Rogers.
- Tom Hanks as Fred Rogers
- Matthew Rhys as Lloyd Vogel (based on Tom Junod), a journalist
- Chris Cooper as Jerry Vogel, Lloyd’s father
- Susan Kelechi Watson as Andrea Vogel, Lloyd’s wife.
- Enrico Colantoni as Bill Isler, president & CEO of The Fred Rogers Company.
- Maryann Plunkett as Joanne Rogers, Fred’s wife
- Tammy Blanchard as Lorraine, Lloyd’s sister
- Wendy Makkena as Dorothy, Jerry’s girlfriend
- Sakina Jaffrey as Ellen, Lloyd’s editor.
- Carmen Cusack as Margy, a producer of Mister Rogers' Neighborhood
- Noah Harpster as Todd, Lorraine’s husband
- Maddie Corman as Lady Aberlin, a character on Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood
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