The Oscar winner will play TV personality Fred Rogers in biopic You Are My Friend for TriStar Pictures.
'Diary of a Teenage Girl' helmer Marielle Heller will direct from a screenplay by Micah Fitzerman-Blue and Noah Harpster. The feature is inspired by a real-life friendship between Fred Rogers and award-winning journalist Tom Junod.
In the heart-warming story, a cynical journalist begrudgingly accepts an assignment to write a profile piece on the beloved icon and finds his perspective on life transformed.
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