HBO and also Mark Ruffalo are facing a lawsuit pertaining to a fire that happened in May 2019 in upstate New York, where the 2020 collection, I Know This Much is True, was being recorded. The fit affirms that sufferers that lived near the automobile dealer which ignited underwent unsafe contaminants and also health hazards, in addition to having actually experienced damages to their houses. The sufferers are looking for countless bucks in problems.

The citizens likewise assert that HBO stopped working to recover the location after the fire, purportedly leaving an “uncovered and unabated debris pile” and also “toxin spill” of “wind-driven dirt and also aeriform diffusion.” 

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As for culpability, the lawsuit claims that HBO stored kerosene, heating oil, and additional flammable items at the filming location.

I Know This Much is True went on to air on HBO in 2020 and features Ruffalo starring in a double role as two twin brothers. Kathryn Hahn, Rosie O’Donnell, and Phillip Ettinger also appear in the show. In addition to acting in the show, Ruffalo also served as an executive producer.

Ruffalo is set to star in Bong Joon Ho’s next sci-fi film, alongside Toni Collette, Robert Pattinson, and Naomi Ackie. While details remain sparse about the project, it will be the renowned director’s first feature film since 2019’s Parasite.