Tom Hanks Plays Mr. Rogers In “A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood” Trailer We finally get a look at Tom Hanks portraying the legendary Mr. Rogers. The trailer for A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood was released on Monday. The movie is based on a true story of a relationship between Mr. Rogers and a reporter who did an interview about him. A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood will be released on Thanksgiving. Does this look like some major award recognition for Hanks based on the trailer?