Kelly Macdonald Set To Appear In The Child In Time
A highly prolific thespian, Macdonald has acted in a litany of roles in both film and television. Audiences are likely to recognize her from at least one of her performances in Trainspotting, Nanny McPhee, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows – Part 2, and Brave. If not, maybe they will remember her Emmy Award-nominated turn as Margaret Thompson in Boardwalk Empire.
She joins the production as the wife of lead Benedict Cumberbatch‘s character Stephen Lewis, an author who finds himself in an existential crisis after the tragic disappearance of his daughter. Also set to appear in the TV movie are Stephen Campbell Moore and Saskia Reeves.
Comingsoon.net, the source of this story, shares the following synopsis of the film:
Here is the official description for the novel The Child In Time: “The Child in Time shows us just how quickly life can change in an instant. Stephen Lewis is a successful author of children’s books. It is a routine Saturday morning and while on a trip to the supermarket, Stephen gets distracted. Within moments, his daughter is kidnapped and his life is forever changed.
From that moment, Lewis spirals into bereavement that has effects on his relationship with his wife, his psyche, and with time itself:
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