First Photo: Tom Hanks as Mister Rogers

First Photo Tom Hanks As Mister Rogers

The first photo has been released of Tom Hanks as Mister Rogers in the upcoming untitled biopic at Sony Pictures.

The story deals with the real-life friendship that blossomed between the beloved Fred Rogers and cynical journalist Tom Junod (Matthew Rhys) assigned to write a profile piece on the beloved icon.

Junod finds his perspective on life transformed, carrying the potential for a heart-warming story akin to the Hanks-led “Saving Mr. Banks”.

Micah Fitzerman-Blue & Noah Harpster penned the script and the film opens October 18th 2019.