I know this much is true review

I Know This Much is True has the bad luck of arriving at a time when the majority of potential viewers are extra stressed and extra depressed. Because of the situation we now find ourselves in, I Know This Much is True is going to seem like an uphill battle for many, simply because it’s so damn bleak. While the Wally Lamb adaptation doesn’t deal with a pandemic, it does focus on mental illness, sexual abuse, parental abuse, sudden infant death syndrome, suicide, and other harrowing subjects. It’s a parade of misery sprawled across six episodes. Despite its disadvantage, I Know This Much is True has plenty to celebrate – most notably star Mark Ruffalo, who does double duty playing a pair of identical twins.

Read More »

i know this much is true trailer

Update: HBO has unveiled a new release date for the limited series, which we’ve added to the bottom of this article. Our original piece continues.

Mark Ruffalo is the latest actor to pull double duty in a prestige television series — following the footsteps of James Franco in The Deuce and Ewan McGregor in Fargo — playing identical twins in HBO’s I Know This Much Is True. Ruffalo stars as identical twin brothers, one of whom is suffering from paranoid schizophrenia, in an intense limited series based on Wally Lamb‘s bestselling novel of the same name. Watch the I Know This Much Is True trailer below.

Read More »

I know this much is true trailer

Mark Ruffalo and Mark Ruffalo star in I Know This Much is True, a new HBO limited series directed by Derek Cianfrance (The Place Beyond the Pines and Blue Valentine). Adapted from the book by Wally Lamb, the story follows the parallel lives of identical twin brothers, both played by Ruffalo. The cast also includes Melissa Leo, Imogen Poots, Rosie O’Donnell, and Kathryn Hahn. Watch the I Know This Much is True trailer below.

Read More »

I know this much is true series

Get ready for two Ruffalos for the price of one. Mark Ruffalo will headline HBO’s I Know This Much Is True series, a six-episode limited series based on Wally Lamb’s novel. The Place Beyond the Pines director Derek Cianfrance will write, executive produce and direct the series, which joins the recent HBO trend of adapting novels into miniseries events.

Read More »