Tom Hanks to play Mr. Rogers in biopic 'You Are My Friend'

Posted: 4:41 PM, Jan 29, 2018
Updated: 2018-01-29 21:42:05Z

It's a beautiful day in the neighborhood - well, some neighborhood somewhere, maybe not Cleveland.

But it's a beautiful day in Hollywood as Tom Hanks is set to play Mr. Rogers in the biopic "You Are My Friend," according to Variety.

According to the entertainment outlet, the movie is inspired by the real-life friendship between Fred Rogers and award-winning journalist Tom Junod. The film shares the story of how a cynical reporter unwillingly takes on an assignment to write a profile piece on the beloved icon and - surprise, surprise - finds a new outlook on life.

Read more from Variety here.