All the Light We Cannot See is an upcoming American limited series directed by Shawn Levy. It is based on Anthony Doerr’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of the same name and follows the life of a blind French teen girl named Marie-Laure and a German Soldier named Werner.
In September 2021, Netflix announced that a four-part series. Steven Knight, known for ‘Locke’ and ‘Humminbird’ is writing for the series. Shawn Levy, who is known for ‘Stranger Things’, ‘Free Guy’, and ‘Deadpool 3’ is the showrunner for the series. Fans are highly anticipating the war-themed drama series. Here’s everything you need to know about All the Light We Cannot See.
All the Light We Cannot See Release Date
21 Laps Entertainment and Netflix have acquired the rights to develop a limited series based on the novel. A release date has been confirmed and All the Light We Cannot See will premiere on November 2, 2023. All four parts of All the Light We Cannot See will be available on the day of release on Netflix.
What to Expect in All the Light We Cannot See?
Since the series will be adapted from the novel, we expect a similar plot as the book. The story is set during World War II and centers around the character Marie-Laure LeBlanc, a blind French girl, and Werner Pfenning, a German soldier.
The narrative leads up to the Battle of Saint-Malo and all the events that happened. The two tell their own stories which will go parallel to each other in the series. Fans who have read the novel are particularly excited for the series.
Cast of All the Light We Cannot See
A lot of Hollywood A-listers and fan favorites are part of the series. Here’s a look at all the actors and actresses who are part of All the Light We Cannot See along with the characters they portray.
- Aria Mia Loberti as Marie-Laure LeBlanc
(a blind French teenage girl and the daughter of Daniel LeBlanc)
- Nell Sutton as young Marie-Laure LeBlanc
- Mark Ruffalo as Daniel LeBlanc
(father of Marie-Laure and a locksmith at the Museum of Natural History in Paris)
- Hugh Laurie as Etienne LeBlanc
(a reclusive World War I veteran suffering from PTSD and the great-uncle of Marie-Laure)
- Louis Hofmann as Werner Pfennig
- Lars Eidinger as Reinhold von Rumpel
- Andrea Deck as Sandrina
All the Light We Cannot See: Trailer
No official trailer is out, but Netflix has launched the teaser for the series. All the Light We Cannot See is all set to release on November 2, 2023. The four-part series will be exclusively available on Netflix.