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Ruffalo, Laurie be a part of forged of World War II drama ‘All the Light We Cannot See’

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Ruffalo, Laurie join cast of World War II drama 'All the Light We Cannot See'

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Mark Ruffalo and Hugh Laurie have joined the forged of Netflix’s ‘All the Light We Cannot See’ restricted collection based mostly on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of the identical title by Anthony Doerr.

Ruffalo and Laurie, in response to ‘Variety’, will star within the bestselling novel’s four-part TV adaptation alongside newcomer Aria Mia Loberti, a visually impaired actress who was beforehand introduced as enjoying the main function of Marie-Laure, the blind teenager on the coronary heart of the story.

In ‘All the Light We Cannot See’, Marie-Laure’s path collides with Werner, a German soldier, as they each attempt to survive the devastation of World War II in occupied France.

Ruffalo will play Marie-Laure’s father, Daniel LeBlanc, the principal locksmith on the Museum of Natural History in Paris. Caring and intelligent, he is decided to provide his blind daughter as a lot independence as he can whereas additionally defending her — and the key gem they carry — from Nazi occupation.

Laurie has been forged as Etienne LeBlanc, an eccentric and reclusive World War I hero affected by post-traumatic stress dysfunction (PTSD). A nervous shut-in, LeBlanc information clandestine radio broadcasts as a part of the French Resistance.

The Netflix collection is written by Steven Knight (‘Peaky Blinders’) and directed by Shawn Levy (‘Stranger Things’, ‘Free Guy’ and ‘Shadow and Bone’). The novel on which the collection relies was on the ‘New York Times’ Bestseller listing for 200 weeks.