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“A Beautiful Day”: Tom Hanks Learns He’s Lives in Fred Rogers’ “Neighborhood”

"A Beautiful Day": Tom Hanks Learns He's Lives in Fred Rogers' "Neighborhood"

When Fred Rogers passed in 2003, it was difficult to imagine who could ever fill his shoes or those cardigans How about his sixth cousin? That’s what Tom Hanks found out when traced his genealogy and discovered his lineage converges with the former host of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood Hanks plays Rogers in A Beautiful[...]

Tom Hanks Mr. Rogers Film Now Titled 'A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood'

One of the best-received documentaries of 2018 chronicled the life and educational work of a national treasure,  Fred Rogers of Mr Rogers Neighborhood fame His passing in 2003 affected many fans young and old, and his loss was keenly felt across the globe.[caption id="attachment_964267" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Tom HanksPhoto Credit: Lacey Terrell[/caption]Earlier this year, it was revealed that[...]

Tom Hanks Playing Mr. Rogers in a New Biopic is Perfect Casting

Tom Hanks has signed on to star as children's television icon Fred Rogers in a new biopic titled You Are My Friend. Diary of a Teenage Girl's Marielle Heller will be in the directors chair, and it was written by Micah Fitzerman-Blue and Noah Harpster It will be released by TriStar Pictures.[gallery columns="2" size="large" ids="784236,777317"]The movie centers on[...]

This Day in Pop Culture History

On This Day In Pop Culture For March 20

Now, they don't even do them anymore!Today's Birthdays include Jack Barry game show host (1918), Carl Reiner actor/comedian (1922), Fred Rogers television host (1928), Lois Lowry author (1937), Pat Riley basketball coach (1945), Bobby Orr hockey player (1948), William Hurt actor (1950), Louis Sachar author (1954), Spike Lee director (1957), Holly Hunter actress (1958), Steve "Sting" Borden professional wrestler (1959), Ruby Rose actress/DJ/model (1986) [gallery columns="2" size="large" ids="625142,625137,625140,625143,625146,625136,625153,625144,625148,625141,625149,625147"] Happy Extraterrestrial Abduction Day!Lets end today with the late, great Fred Rogers.  [...]