Netflix has announced that Hugh Laurie and Mark Ruffalo have joined their adaptation of All The Light We Cannot See! It was previously announced that newcomer Aria Mia Loberti would portray the leading character of Marie-Laure.
The highly anticipated miniseries will follow Marie-Laure, a blind teenager in 1940s France who finds herself caught in a world of intrigue as the French Resistance forms around her. Ruffalo will portray Daniel LeBlanc, Marie-Laure’s secretive father who hides a priceless gem from the Nazi regime. Laurie will take on the role of Etienne LeBlanc, her great uncle, a reclusive former soldier living with PTSD from World War I who starts an underground resistance radio broadcast.
All The Light We Cannot See won the Pulitzer Prize in 2015 after critical acclaim and massive international sales. This series comes from Shawn Levy (Stranger Things) and Steven Knight (Peaky Blinders) and will have four episodes. There is no word yet on a release date for the series.