I'm a huge Mr. Rogers fan, and I have high hopes for this project:

The sweater wearing children’s TV icon Fred Rogers is the subject of A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood, an Alexis Jolly spec script that has sold to Justin Nappi and Kevin Turen’s Treehouse Pictures.

The commenters at Deadline are calling for Steve Carell, Paul Reubens, Michael Keaton, Ty Burrell, Jim Parsons, or Steve Coogan to star as Fred Rogers. Personally, I think Joseph Gordon-Levitt would be perfect for it; he's got a kind of gentle, Buddha thing going on with his smile that seems more Mr. Rogers-y than any of those other candidates.

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