Based on real events, An extraordinary friend follows the story of renowned journalist Tom Junod and his friendship with the icon of American pop culture Fred Rogers.
It all started when a skeptic Junod agreed to write an article about Rogers. As a result, they begin to get to know each other closely and the preconceived idea about him will change.
In this history, kindness overcomes cynicism, and is marked by empathy, and the decency of the most beloved neighbor in the United States.
The film is directed by the filmmaker Marielle Heller (The Diary of a Teenage Girl). And starring two-time Oscar winner Tom Hanks (The Bridge of Spies, The Circle) who is responsible for starring in the film playing Mister Rogers.