You Are My Friend

You Are My Friend Release Date: October 18, 2019

You Are My Friend

The movie You Are My Friend tells the story of Fred Rogers, the honored host and creator of the popular children’s television program, Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, which began on PBS in 1968.

Two-time Oscar winning actor Tom Hanks (Philadelphia, Forrest Gump) steps into the sneakers of Mister Rogers.

The Americans actor Matthew Rhys stars opposite Tom Hanks in You Are My Friend.

The movie is inspired by a real-life friendship between Rogers and award-winning journalist Tom Junod (Rhys). The cynical journalist begrudgingly accepts an assignment to write a profile piece on the beloved TV icon Mr. Rogers and finds his perspective on life transformed.

Untitled Mr. Rogers / Tom Hanks Project

Starring: Tom HanksMatthew Rhys
Directed By: Marielle Heller
Studio: Columbia Pictures
MPAA Rating PG