TV Trailer: The Normal Heart

There aren’t many American broadcasters that do drama like HBO, with previous masterpieces like Angels in America and Behind the Candelabra under their belt. With latest TV Movie, the channel tackles the AIDS crisis once again in The Normal Heart.

Written by Larry Kramer (Women in Love, Lost Horizon) and directed by Ryan Murphy (American Horror Story, Glee), the film documents a gay activists attempt to raise awareness of HIV/AIDS in the early 1980s. Mark Ruffalo and Julia Roberts lead the cast, with Matt Bomer, Jonathan Groff, Jim Parsons, Taylor Kitsch and Denis O’Hare co-starring.

The Normal Heart, premieres May 25th at 9PM/8C, on HBO. UK scheduling to follow.

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