Tom Hanks-starrer 'A Beautiful Day in the Neighbourhood': Release date, plot, cast and everything you need to know

The movie, a heartwarming take on the life of well-known television icon Fred Rodgers, will premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival in September and release in theatres in November.


                            Tom Hanks-starrer 'A Beautiful Day in the Neighbourhood': Release date, plot, cast and everything you need to know

Grab yourself a box of tissues and get ready, as 'A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood', based on real-life events, is all set to hit the theatres in a few months. 

'A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood' is a heartwarming take on the life of well-known television icon Fred Rodgers. Though the movie is set to have its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival in September, it is scheduled to release in theatres much later. 

While there are a few months left for the movie to premiere, here's everything to know about the forthcoming film.

Release date

'A Beautiful Day in the Neighbourhood' will have its world premiere at the TIFF in September but it is scheduled to hit theatres on November 22, 2019. 

Plot

'A Beautiful Day in the Neighbourhood' revolves around an award-winning skeptical journalist Lloyd Vogel (Matthew Rhys) who reluctantly agrees on an assignment to write an Esquire character profile on well-known television icon Fred Rogers (Tom Hanks) with his perspective on how life transformed after he had an encounter with Rogers. The movie is based on the Esquire article Can You Say... Hero? by Tom Junod.

Cast

The movie is star-studded. Tom Hanks plays the role of Fred Rodgers. Matthew Rhys, known for his role in 'The Americans', plays Lloyd Vogel (based on Tom Junod), a journalist. Susan Kelechi Watson, known for her work in 'This Is Us', portrays the role of Andrea Vogel (based on Janet Junod), Lloyd's wife. Chris Cooper who is known for his role in American Beauty plays the role of Jerry Vogel (based on Lou Junod), Lloyd's father.

Tom Hanks attends the premiere of Disney and Pixar's "Toy Story 4" on June 11, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images)

Director

Marielle Heller

Marielle Heller is a famed writer, director, and actor. Heller is best known for writing and directing the comedy-drama film, 'The Diary of a Teenage Girl', and for directing the biographical drama film, 'Can You Ever Forgive Me?'

Marielle Heller

Trailer 

This extremely nostalgic trailer will have you crying. Opening with the memorable and rosy nostalgic moments, the two-and-a-half-minute trailer is filled with smiles, hugs, and tears. It features Vogel who meets Rodgers first at his set and then follows him around to get to more about his life. The trailer also showcases Rodgers sitting in a subway while the public traveling along with him sing his iconic song. 



 

Where to watch

'A Beautiful Day in the Neighbourhood' is set to releases in theatres in November. 

If you like 'A Beautiful Day in the Neighbourhood' you might like: 

'Won't You Be My Neighbour', 'The Glass Castle', 'The Post', 'Brain on Fire', 'Forrest Gump' 

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