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Tue Jan 30, 2018, 10:22 PM

Tom Hanks to play Mr. Rogers in a new movie,

http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/you-are-my-friend-biopic-mr-rogers-tom-hanks-tristar-sony-a8184426.html
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It is official - Tom Hanks will be playing Mr Rogers in the upcoming biopic about the life of the beloved Fred Rogers.

Announced by Sony TriStar Pictures on Monday, the role will feature Hanks playing Rogers in the film titled 'You Are My Friend.'

Rogers is known for his role as Mr Rogers in the iconic childrenís television show, Mister Rogerís Neighborhood - and many are pleased with the casting.


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'You Are My Friend,' the title of which has been taken from one of Rogerís signature songs, is inspired by the real-life friendship between Rogers and journalist Tom Junod

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cilla4progress Jan 2018 #1
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madaboutharry Jan 2018 #3
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Response to Stuart G (Original post)

Tue Jan 30, 2018, 10:22 PM

1. Well...

I can die now.

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Response to cilla4progress (Reply #1)

Tue Jan 30, 2018, 10:26 PM

2. No you can't....Tom has got to make the movie, then they edit it, ....

then it goes to the movie theaters, you watch the movie,.....................................

and then you can die.....rather that you didn't...but after seeing the finished movie, then you can..Actually, it is best that you stay here and continue to post in Democratic Underground. thank you.....

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Response to Stuart G (Original post)

Tue Jan 30, 2018, 10:53 PM

3. This is going to be good.

I love Tom Hanks. I am now reading his book "Uncommon Type."

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Response to Stuart G (Original post)

Wed Jan 31, 2018, 11:44 AM

4. I can't wait to hear him do a Pittsburgh accent.

Seriously. My life is complete. I have loved Tom Hanks ever since Bosom Buddies (except for the dreaded Forrest Gump), and I have loved Mr. Rogers since . . . well, since Mr. Rogers.



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