After Playing Ryan Reynolds’ Father, MCU’s Mark Ruffalo Ready to Wear the Dad Hat Again for This Exciting Project

Published 08/17/2023, 10:18 AM EDT

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Most fans have been watching Mark Ruffalo on screen since the early 90s, and know that the actor has a lot of range that he likes to explore in his movies. Even though the world knows him as the Hulk, the 13 going on 30 actor is always trying to diversify the roles he brings forward. That is why it comes as no surprise that the actor is all set to jump back in the dad saddle for a new independent television project, along with the likes of Lili Reinhart.

This revelation comes a year after the release of The Adam Project, where he played the role of Ryan Reynolds‘ dad in the action-packed film.

Mark Ruffalo takes up the role of dad for an upcoming television series

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It is official! Mark Ruffalo is now set to star in a new indie television series that is called Hal and Harper as reported by Deadline.The Just Like Heaven actor is said to be portraying the role of the father in the upcoming series which is a comedic drama that focuses on the lives of a family of three and is directed by the triple threat, Cooper Raiff, who also directed Cha Cha Real Smooth, which won the Audience Award at the Sundance Film Festival in 2022.

With such a captivating cast, no one can say that they are not intrigued with what the show will be bringing. While no other details have been given at this point, Cooper Raiff mentioned the project a few years ago and teased that it would be the story of two siblings, and their single dad, who forces them to grow up a little too soon. It was said that adult actors would play the children’s characters to solidify the plot.

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But with the addition to the cast after the show landed a SAG-AFTRA Interim Agreement earlier in the week, Addison Timlin and Havana Rose Liu, many are already tingling with excitement over what the show will hold.

What can fans expect from the cast?

Drifting a little bit away from his usual roles, Mark Ruffalo seems to be ready to take on the role of the weird single dad and show his audience a new version of him. Whereas Lili Reinhart, the Riverdale star, and Cooper Raiff, who has written and will be directing the series, will be playing the siblings that have to grow up too fast, according to Deadline.

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Another big name in the cast is Lili Reinhart, likely to be her most recent project following the end of the Riverdale series, which came to a close recently, and has fans excited at the prospect of new things ahead for the actress. With more updates to be given out soon and more actors being added to the cast, fans are clinging to the hopes that the show will live up to the standard of the stars’ recent projects.

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Do you think Mark Ruffalo can pull off this role? Let us know what you think in the comments!

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Prathika Prashant

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Prathika Prashant is an Entertainment Writer and Hollywood News Reporter at Netflix Junkie. Having 150+ articles to her name, her EdTech background helped her explore her love for writing. However, being a singer who can be seen covering her favorite songs in her free time is what truly got her into the glittery world of entertainment.

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