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Tom Hanks Didn't Initially Want to Play Mr. Rogers in Latest Film

Tom Hanks is getting critical acclaim for his role as Mr. Rogers in “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood,” but it almost didn’t happen. The film’s screenwriters and executive producers Micah Fitzerman-Blue and Noah Harpster revealed that getting the two-time Oscar winner to join the production was...
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Tom Hanks Has Funniest Reaction to 'Jeopardy!' Contestants Not Recognizing Him

Tom Hanks may be one of the most famous and most recognizable actors on the planet, but apparently, not everyone knows who he is. On a recent episode of “Jeopardy!,” all three contestants failed to identify Hanks, who currently stars as beloved children's TV show host, Mr. Rogers, in the biopic, “A...
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Tom Hanks Was Threatened During Filming of Mr. Rogers Movie

Who would want to threaten Mister Rogers? Or Tom Hanks? Or Tom Hanks playing Mister Rogers? Well, that’s exactly what happened to the Oscar-winning actor in Pittsburgh. Hanks, who stepped into Mr. Rogers’ blue shoes to film “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood,” told Jimmy Kimmel all about the odd...
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