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First Teaser for HBO's 'Normal Heart': Mark Ruffalo Fights to Expose Truth About HIV/AIDS Crisis

March 10, 2014 (7:38 am) GMT
Ruffalo plays an HIV/AIDS activist in the Ryan Murphy-directed TV movie, joined by Julia Roberts who stars as a physician who treats several of the earliest victims in the 1980s.
First Teaser for HBO's 'Normal Heart': Mark Ruffalo Fights to Expose Truth About HIV/AIDS Crisis

Fresh off 's Oscar win as an AIDS patient in "", another HIV/AIDS-themed film is coming on HBO. The premium cable channel has now debuted the first teaser for TV movie "" from "" and "" creator Ryan Murphy.

The telepic based on Larry Kramer's 1986's play of the same title stars as writer/activist Ned Weeks. Witnessing first-hand the mysterious disease that claims the lives of many, he's confronting the rising crisis of HIV/AIDS in the early eighties as the government ignores the seriousness of the epidemic.

"" and "" hottie portrays a reporter named Felix Turner who is also Ned's lover. "" star takes on the role of Dr. Emma Brookner, the paraplegic physician who treats several of the earliest victims.

, , , and Joe Mantello also join the cast ensemble of the movie, which is set to premiere Sunday, May 25 at 9 P.M. on HBO. Playwright Kramer penned the script and Murphy directed it.



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