PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The new Mister Rogers movie starring Tom Hanks will reportedly be hitting theaters later than expected.READ MORE: Take Action Mon Valley Demands Answers After 2 Incidents Involving Police Officers In Homestead
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Sony Pictures is pushing back the release date for the new film, called “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood,” from Oct. 18 to Nov. 22.
The movie’s title was announced last month. Before that it was being called, “You Are My Friend.”READ MORE: Haiti Gang That Kidnapped U.S. Missionaries Seeks $1 Million Ransom Per Person
Hanks stars as Fred Rogers, and much of the movie was filmed here in Pittsburgh.
The film will tell the story of the real-life friendship between Rogers and journalist Tom Junod, who wrote a profile piece on Rogers in 1998 for Esquire magazine.
Sony Pictures released a photo from the movie that appears to show Rogers and Junod, played by Matthew Rhys, meeting.
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According to Mister Rogers, “There are three ways to ultimate success: The first way is to be kind. The second way is to be kind. The third way is to be kind.” A BEAUTIFUL DAY IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD in theaters Nov 22. #RandomActsOfKindnessDay @ABeautifulDay | 📸: Lacey Terrell pic.twitter.com/DMbYZstW94
— Sony Pictures (@SonyPictures) February 17, 2019
Chris Cooper and Susan Kelechi Watson co-star.