Mark Ruffalo, Matt Bomer Fight For Those They Love in First Full ‘Normal Heart’ Trailer (Video)

Ryan Murphy directed HBO’s AIDS drama, which co-stars Julia Roberts, Taylor Kitsch and Jim Parsons

Last Updated: August 4, 2014 @ 10:19 AM

Mark Ruffalo plays a gay man who won’t stop fighting for HIV awareness and proper treatment in the first full trailer for HBO’s “The Normal Heart.”

Ryan Murphy‘s adaptation of Larry Kramer’s Tony-winning play of the same name co-stars Matt Bomer, Julia Roberts, Taylor Kitsch, Jim Parsons and Jonathan Groff.

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Ruffalo plays Ned Weeks, a fictionalized version of Kramer in the semi-autobiographical story about dealing with the HIV/AIDS crisis within the gay community in the 1980s, and the politics activists had to overcome in order to expose the truth about an epidemic to a city and nation in denial.

“Normal Heart” premieres on May 25.


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