Mark Ruffalo and Hugh Laurie together in bestseller adaptation

Deepak Gupta
Deepak Gupta January 11, 2022
Updated 2022/01/11 at 9:47 PM

Miniseries with a great cast: According to the industry website “Deadline”, Marvel star Mark Ruffalo (54) and “Dr. House “-Mime Hugh Laurie (62) will be won. You are supposed to play the two main male characters in the Pulitzer Prize-winning story by author Anthony Doerr (48) in the four-part Netflix production.

The book is set during the Second World War and is about a blind French girl (Aria Mia Loberti) whose paths cross with a young German soldier in her Nazi-occupied homeland. According to “Deadline”, Ruffalo will slip into the role of the girl’s caring father. Laurie played her great-uncle, a veteran who had suffered severe psychological damage from the First World War. Nevertheless, he secretly works in the French resistance.

Planned for years

As “Deadline” reports, the limited series has been in the planning for years. Among others, Shawn Levy (53), producer of the successful Netflix series “Stranger Things”, is responsible. He will also direct all four episodes. Steven Knight (62), who had the idea for the series “Peaky Blinders”, was hired for the script.

When the series adaptation of the book published in 2014 is to be expected, it is not clear from the report.

(stk / spot)

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