A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood, featuring Tom Hanks as Fred Rogers, hits Blu-ray, 4K Ultra HD, and DVD on February 18 via Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. The disc has its share of extras, so read on for details!
Based on journalist Tom Junod’s friendship with Mister Rogers (Tom Hanks), A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood is directed by acclaimed filmmaker Marielle Heller (Can You Ever Forgive Me?, Diary of a Teenage Girl). The feature itself does take creative licence, as Matthew Rhys stars as a fictionalized version of Junod (his name in the film is Lloyd Vogel). Susan Kelechi Watson stars as Lloyd’s wife Andrea and Chris Cooper (who was also seen in Little Women) stars as his abusive father Jerry. The picture, which has garnered an Oscar nod for Hanks, grossed over $61 million worldwide.
Special features include:
- 15 Minutes of Additional Scenes
- Blooper Reel
- Filmmaker Commentary
- “The People Who Make a Neighborhood: The Making Of”
- Tom Hanks as Fred Rogers
- Daniel Tiger Explains: Practice Makes Perfect
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