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Tom Hanks to Star in Mr. Rogers Biopic Film

January 29, 2018

It's a beautiful day in the neighborhood for Tom Hanks.

Hanks will be playing the role of Fred Rogers in the biopic, You Are My Friend.

You Are My Friend tells the tale of real-life friendship between Fred Rogers and Tom Junod. Junod, a cynical journalist, found that his life was transformed after getting to know the beloved TV icon. 

Marielle Heller, who was the director of Diary of a Teenage Girl, will be leading the project. 

Tom Hanks has been busy lately. He is currently appearing in Steven Spielberg's The Post alongside Meryl Streep