If you grew up from any time between 1968 and 2001, you’ll know of the kids TV series, ‘Mr. Rogers Neighborhood’.
News came out on Monday that the iconic children’s show host, Fred Rogers, will be played by Tom Hanks in an upcoming movie.
The actor dubbed as ‘America’s Dad’ was trending on Twitter and fans rejoiced with happiness. Many saw that Tom Hanks was trending online and feared the worst. (See tweets below)
The project titled, “You Are My Friend”, is a biopic focusing on the friendship between Mr. Rogers and journalist Tom Junod. In the story, the journalist is assigned to write a profile piece on the TV icon and it impacts his life like he never imagined.
There is no date set for when the film will begin production or a release date in theatres.