I Know This Much Is True trailer: Don’t give up on the people you love
HBO has released the official trailer for creator Derek Cianfrance’s upcoming limited series adaptation of I Know This Much Is True, featuring Mark Ruffalo’s Dominick as he struggles to take care of his schizophrenic twin brother Thomas, who is also portrayed by Ruffalo. Based on Wally Lamb’s best-selling novel of the same name, the six-episode miniseries will be making its debut on April 27. Check out the video in the player below!
Written, directed and executive produced by Derek Cianfrance, I Know This Much Is True will be a family saga that follows the parallel lives of identical twin brothers Dominick and Thomas Birdsey, both played by Golden Globe nominee Mark 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.
Lamb is the author of six bestselling novels: “I’ll Take You There,” “We Are Water,” “Wishin’ and Hopin’,” “The Hour I First Believed,” “I Know This Much Is True,” and “She’s Come Undone.” Lamb also edited “Couldn’t Keep It to Myself” and “I’ll Fly Away.”