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Tom Hanks' Fred Rogers film will be titled 'A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood'

Tom Hanks is set to play the late

Tom Hanks is set to play the late children's-show host Fred Rogers in an upcoming film. Credit: Getty Images /Composite; Getty Images / David Livingston, left; Getty Images / Family Communications Inc.

The upcoming Tom Hanks film about beloved children's-show host Fred Rogers again has a title.

Sony Pictures tweeted Thursday that the drama originally announced in January as "You Are My Friend" before going untitled is now "A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood."

Two-time Academy Award-winner Hanks stars as TV personality Fred Rogers in a film that director Marielle Heller has said is not a biopic but instead the story of a jaded journalist (Matthew Rhys) and the friendship he and Rogers maintained through Rogers' death in 2003 at age 74. Titled after a lyric in the theme song of PBS' 1968-2001 "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood,” the movie is scheduled for release in October. 

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