Emmy Rossum On Playing Tom Holland’s Mom In ‘The Crowded Room’ While Only Being 10 Years Older

Emmy Rossum And tom holland play mother and son Apple TV+̵6;S crowded room, shameless The alum is opening up about being cast in the role even though she’s only 10 years older super man star.

“It made sense when I read the script,” Rossum explained. entertainment tonight, “Candy is a super young mom, when she got pregnant at 16 she was almost a child in her own right. You see I’m between 25 and 35, which is actually younger than I am now.”

Rossum is 36 while Holland is 27 in real life. One of the things that attracted Rossum to play Candy was “the relationship and closeness between mother and son and everything they’re grieving in later episodes.”

crowded room is a 10-episode limited series that revolves around Danny Sullivan, played by Holland, a man who is arrested in 1979 after being involved in a shooting in New York City. Told through a series of interviews by inquisitive interrogator Raya Goodwin (Amanda Seyfried), the thriller unfolds as Danny’s life story unfolds, revealing elements of the mysterious past that shaped him, and the twists and turns that lead him through life. Change will lead to revelation.

The Apple TV+ original also stars Sasha Lane, Will Chase, Lior Raz, Jason Isaacs, Christopher Abbott and Thomas Sadoski.