If you ever imagined an actor playing Mr. Rogers, this would be it.  Tom freakin Hanks has been cast to play Mr. Rogers in the upcoming movie, "You Are My Friend".  

According to Variety:  The film is inspired by a real-life friendship between Fred Rogers and award-winning journalist Tom Junod. In the story, a cynical journalist begrudgingly accepts an assignment to write a profile piece on the beloved icon and finds his perspective on life transformed.

PLEASE FILM THIS IN PITTSBURGH, PLEASE FILM THIS IN PITTSBURGH, PLEASE FILM THIS IN PITTSBURGH.