The upcoming show is based on Anthony Doerr’s best-selling novel.
Announced for the first time back in september, Netflix’s upcoming limited series All the light that we can’t see has found its leading lady. Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of Anthony Doerr, the series will follow a blind teenager crossing paths with a German soldier as they try to escape the ravages of Nazi-occupied France during the Second World War.
Newbie Aria Mia Loberti was cast as the lead Marie-Laure. Loberti heard about the casting of blind and low-vision actresses from a childhood teacher, and although she had no formal training as an actress, Fulbright Scholar and PSU PhD. students in Rhetoric tried for the lead role and ended up beating thousands of other entries.
Loberti will make her acting debut while working closely with the series’ writer Steven Knight (Peaky Blinders) and director Shawn Levy (Strange things) as they animate the historical drama and work on four episodes of the limited series, for which Levy is executive producer and director.
In an official statement, Levy celebrated the end of her worldwide search to find her lead actor, and revealed that he was just as surprised as everyone else when Loberti revealed that she was She has never acted nor auditioned before:
“To find an actress to play the iconic Marie-Laure – a young blind woman whose greatest strength is her steadfast hope and the power of her voice across the waves in wartime – is no small challenge. We searched the world and reviewed thousands of auditions. We never thought our path would lead to someone who not only hasn’t worked professionally but has never auditioned before. It was an incredible moment when we first saw Aria Mia Loberti, who is both a naturalist performer and an advocate for equality and representation of people with disabilities. I can’t wait to tell this beautiful story with her at the center.”
All the light that we can’t see is a global literary phenomenon, with more than 9 million copies sold around the planet. Besides the coveted Pulitzer Prize, the novel also earned its author the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction in 2015. It was on the New York Times bestseller list for more than two years. hundred weeks. Netflix has yet to choose a release date for All the light that we can’t see limited series.
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