Mr. Rogers Neighborhood, arguably one of the best children’s shows ever, wouldn’t have been possible with out one man, Fred Rogers. Mr. Rogers had a passion for entertaining and helping children learn, and in a new biopic coming out, Tom Hanks will play the legendary TV show host. The Biopic will follow Rogers as he tells his story to Tom Junod. No date is set for the release yet, but the screenplay has appeared on the “black list,” a yearly list of the most liked screenplays that have not been produced yet.
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And just to show how much Mr. Rogers cared for the children and their education, check out Mr. Rogers’ plea to the US Senate, in 1969 to keep funding going to PBS.