‘The Normal Heart’ (HBO) Teaser: “We Have to Do Something”

HBO doesn’t pull any punches in the new, gripping The Normal Heart trailer.

The television film, based on the play of the same name, stars Mark Ruffalo, Julia Roberts, Matt Bomer and Jim Parsons in a story set at the beginning of the AIDs crisis. So far, the scenes released have been powerful as we watch Ruffalo’s character tirelessly fight for the public to recognize the disease affecting so many of his friends and loved ones. Set against the backdrop of New York, the haunting new teaser previews a film that looks compelling and wrenching. Watch it below.

The Normal Heart premieres Sunday, May 25th at 9PM/8C on HBO.