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Mark Ruffalo’s HBO Limited Series ‘I Know This Much Is True’ Adds Five To Cast

Mark Ruffalo’s HBO Limited Series ‘I Know This Much Is True’ Adds Five To Cast

Exclusive: Aisling Franciosi (The Nightingale), John Procaccino (A Most Violent Year), Rob Huebel (Childrens Hospital), Philip Ettinger (First Reformed) and Michael Greyeyes (True Detective) have been cast in HBO’s I Know This Much Is True, a six-episode limited drama series based on Wally Lamb’s bestselling book, from Mark Ruffalo, who stars in a dual role and executive produces, Derek Cianfrance (The Place Beyond the Pines) and FilmNation Entertainment.

Written, directed and executive produced by Cianfrance, I Know This Much Is True is a family saga that follows the parallel lives of identical twin brothers Dominick and Thomas Birdsey, played by Ruffalo, in an epic story of betrayal, sacrifice, and forgiveness, set against the backdrop of 20th century America.

Franciosi will play young Dessa Constantine. Procaccino will portray Ray Birdsey, Dominick and Thomas’ stepfather. Huebel is Leo, Dominick’s best friend.Ettinger will play the young adult Dominick and Thomas Birdsey.

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