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Netflix WWII Series Casts Mark Ruffalo & Hugh Laurie


Mark Ruffalo and Hugh Laurie have joined the cast of Netflix’s All the Light We Cannot See, a limited series based on Anthony Doerr’s Pulitzer Prize-winning bestseller of the same name.

In the series, Ruffalo will play Daniel LeBlanc, the principal locksmith at the Museum of Natural History in Paris, who is determined to protect his blind daughter Marie (Aria Mia Loberti) and the secret gem they carry from Nazi occupation. Laurie, meanwhile, will play World War I hero Etienne LeBlanc, who records clandestine radio broadcasts as part of the French Resistance while suffering from PTSD.

All the Light We Cannot See is produced by Shawn Levy’s 21 Laps Entertainment (Stranger Things, Free Guy, Shadow and Bone, Arrival) and written by Steven Knight (Peaky Blinders). Levy is set to direct all episodes of the four-part limited series.

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