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Sentimental Trailer for the New Mister Rogers Documentary Will Make You Teary

The already critically-acclaimed documentary Won't You Be My Neighbor? hits theaters this summer.

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The beloved, timeless children's show Mister Rogers hit its 50th anniversary this year, and in turn, audiences are being treated to a stunning display of love for the man behind the game-changing program. Tom Hanks will star as Rogers in the upcoming biopic You Are My Friend. Rogers is also receiving his own USPS stamp. And this Friday, June 8th, a new Focus Features documentary about Fred Rogers called Won't You Be My Neighbor? is hitting select theaters, and the trailer is already getting us a bit teary-eyed. 

Fred Rogers Wont You Be My Neighbor Movie Poster Focus Features. The Fred Rogers Company.

Just one day since being posted to YouTube, the clip has already racked up over a million views and thousands of comments from Mister Rogers' Neighborhood fans who can't wait to see the film. One wrote, "OMG!!!! 😭 This brings me back!! 💓👏😘 This movie will have me in tears!! This trailer is too much!! 💓" Another said, "This brought back so many childhood memories for me. Love Mr. Rogers and he was an amazing entertainer and person. I miss him."

Fred Rogers with Daniel Tiger Fred Rogers with Daniel Tiger from his show Mr. Rogers Neighborhood in the film, WON’T YOU BE MY NEIGHBOR?, a Focus Features release. The Fred Rogers Company

So many of us grew up fostering our imaginations thanks to Fred Rogers' world. Audiences are sure to be struck with a wave of nostalgia when the documentary begins screening in select theaters.