Mark Ruffalo and Hugh Laurie join the cast of the upcoming World War II miniseries adaptation of Netflix’s All The Light We Cannot See.
Mark Ruffalo and Hugh Laurie participated the cast of the upcoming World War II miniseries on Netflix, All the Light We Cannot See. The series is based on American author Anthony Doerr’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of the same name, published in 2014. The story of the novel is set in occupied France during World War II and centered around a blind man. , A French girl named Marie- Laure LeBlanc and a German boy named Werner Pfennig, whose paths eventually cross.
Now, this is confirmed (by Empire) that three-time Oscar-nominee Ruffalo and ten-time Emmy-nominee Laurie are the latest cast additions to the miniseries adaptation of All the Light We Cannot See now in the works on Netflix. They will be joined by newcomer Aria Mia Loberti, a visually impaired actress who will take on the role of Marie-Laure. Free Man Director Shawn Levy will lead, directing the script written by Steven Knight (Peaky Blinders, Spencer).
Ruffalo was thrown out as Marie-Laure’s father, Daniel LeBlanc, the head locksmith of the National Museum of Natural History in Paris. His character is said to be that of an intelligent and caring father who tries to give his daughter as much freedom as he can while still protecting her – along with the secret gem they brought with them from Nazi work. Meanwhile, Laurie will take on the role of Etienne LeBlanc, Marie-Laure’s uncle and aberrant World War I hero dealing with PTSD. While the acting pair currently have several film and television projects on their slate, filming for All the Light We Cannot See It is expected to start later this year once the final cast is over, though the release date has yet to be confirmed.
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