Click to Skip Ad
Closing in...

Trailer Watch: Rachel McAdams, New Leading Man Domhnall Gleeson Time-Travel in Richard Curtis Romance 'About Time'

Thompson on Hollywood By Anne Thompson and Beth Hanna | Thompson on Hollywood May 14, 2013 at 3:09PM

The new trailer for time-travel romance "About Time" from director Richard Curtis ("Love Actually") has landed, co-starring Rachel McAdams and Domhnall Gleeson as the space-time-crossed lovers. Tellingly, the film marks up-and-comer Gleeson's first leading role; the actor has previously shone in supporting roles in the "Harry Potter" franchise (as Bill Weasley), "Anna Karenina" and "Never Let Me Go." It also marks McAdams return to time-traveling lovers, following 2009's "The Time Traveler's Wife."
1
Rachel McAdams and Domhnall Gleeson in "About Time"
Rachel McAdams and Domhnall Gleeson in "About Time"

The new trailer for time-travel romance "About Time" from director Richard Curtis ("Love Actually") has landed, co-starring Rachel McAdams and Domhnall Gleeson as the space-time-crossed lovers. Tellingly, the film marks up-and-comer Gleeson's first leading role; the actor has previously shone in supporting roles in the "Harry Potter" franchise (as Bill Weasley), "Anna Karenina" and "Never Let Me Go." It also marks McAdams return to time-traveling lovers, following 2009's "The Time Traveler's Wife."

"About Time" centers on bumbling Brit Tim (Gleeson), who's informed by his father (Bill Nighy) that the men in his family can travel backward and forward through the years, if given a dark space and appropriate amounts of concentration time. When Tim falls in love with Mary (McAdams), he starts using his powers to re-do things, like the first time the couple had sex. Needless to say, things go a bit berserk. Watch below.

This article is related to: Video, Trailers, Richard Curtis, Rachel McAdams, Domhnall Gleeson, Video


E-Mail Updates








Thompson on Hollywood

Born and raised in Manhattan, Anne Thompson grew up going to the Thalia and The New Yorker and wound up at grad Cinema Studies at NYU. She worked at United Artists and Film Comment before heading west as that magazine's west coast editor. She wrote for the LA Weekly, Sight and Sound, Empire, The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly before serving as West Coast Editor of Premiere. She wrote for The Washington Post, The London Observer, Wired, More, and Vanity Fair, and did staff stints at The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. She eventually took her blog Thompson on Hollywood to Indiewire. She taught film criticism at USC Critical Studies, and continues to host the fall semester of “Sneak Previews” for UCLA Extension.