HBO’s I Know This Much Is True Starring Mark Ruffalo Delayed Until May
HBO’s six-part limited series, I Know This Much Is True, has been delayed and will now debut on Sunday, May 10. The series was originally scheduled to premiere on Monday, April 27. From creator Derek Cianfrance, the limited series adaptation, based on the best-selling novel by Wally Lamb, stars three-time Oscar nominee Mark Ruffalo (Spotlight, Foxcatcher, The Kids Are All Right) as Dominick as he struggles to take care of his schizophrenic twin brother Thomas, also portrayed by Ruffalo.
Written, directed and executive produced by Derek Cianfrance, I Know This Much Is True is a family saga that follows the parallel lives of identical twin brothers Dominick and Thomas Birdsey, both played by Ruffalo, in an epic story of betrayal, sacrifice, and forgiveness set against the backdrop of 20th century America.
The limited series will also star Academy Award-winning actress Melissa Leo (The Fighter) as twin brothers’ mother named Concettina Ipolita Tempesta Birdsey and Oscar nominee Juliette Lewis (Camping) as Nedra Frank along with Emmy winners Rosie O’Donnell (SMILF) as Lisa Sheffer, and Archie Panjabi (The Good Wife) as Dr. Patel. It will also feature Emmy nominee Kathryn Hahn (Mrs. Fletcher) as Dessa Constantine and Imogen Poots (Roadies) as Joy Hanks.
The limited series is written for television and directed by Derek Cianfrance. Cianfrance executive produces along with Ben Browning & Glen Basner for FilmNation Entertainment, Mark Ruffalo for Willi Hill Productions, Gregg Fienberg, Lynette Howell Taylor, Wally Lamb, Anya Epstein; Jamie Patricof co-executive produces.
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