Official Trailer for A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood is Now Available #MakerEducation
We’re big fans of Mister Rogers over here at Adafruit, which is why we’re super excited that Sony Pictures Entertainment finally released an official trailer for their new film A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood.
Also, one look at Tom Hanks in a cardigan is enough to send me on a week long binge of the best feel good movies of the last three decades. (You’ve Got Mail, A League of Their Own, Big, I’m looking at all of you)
Tom Hanks portrays Mister Rogers in A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood, a timely story of kindness triumphing over cynicism, based on the true story of a real-life friendship between Fred Rogers and journalist Tom Junod. After a jaded magazine writer (Emmy winner Matthew Rhys) is assigned a profile of Fred Rogers, he overcomes his skepticism, learning about empathy, kindness, and decency from America’s most beloved neighbor.
The documentary Won’t You Be My Neighbor? was one of the best films of 2018 and we can’t wait for this new feature to give us all the feels.
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