Here to make you cry in public is another photo of Tom Hanks as Mr. Rogers in the upcoming film A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood.
The image, released today by Sony Pictures in honor of what would have been Fred Rogers’ 91st birthday, depicts Hanks in his full Rogers attire, tossing a dress shoe in the air.
Fans of the original series will remember this as Rogers’ classic changing into sneakers bit, a moment that accompanied Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood‘s opening theme song.
Directed by Marielle Heller (Can You Ever Forgive Me?), A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood tells the story of the real-life friendship between Rogers and journalist Tom Junod — played in the film by The Americans star Matthew Rhys. Read more…
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