President Obama calls “The Normal Heart” director Ryan Murphy after viewing film

President Obama calls “The Normal Heart” director Ryan Murphy after viewing film

Deadline reports that after viewing HBO’s The Normal Heart, President Obama called director Ryan Murphy on Monday to share how much he enjoyed the film and “found it incredibly moving.”

Murphy confirmed getting the call to Deadline, adding: “The whole movie is about Larry trying to get the attention of Washington and 30 years later, to get a call from the President is a full-circle moment.”