Within the context of the show ‘The Crowded Room,’ actors Emmy Rossum and Tom Holland portray the roles of a mother and son. The actor who portrays Peter Parker on “Shameless” has discussed how he was cast in the role despite being just ten years older than the actor who plays Spider-Man.
According to Deadline, Emmy Rossum told Entertainment Tonight that “it makes sense when I read the script,” confirming what the publication had previously reported.
When Candy was 16, the age at which she became pregnant, she was a very young mother; in fact, she was nearly a kid in her own right. You get to observe me get older from the age of 25 to the age of 35, which is really younger than I am right now.
Emmy Rossum Talks About Playing Tom Holland’s Mom in ‘The Crowded Room’
While Holland is just 27 years old in real life, Rossum is 36 years old. One of the things that drew Emmy Rossum to the character of Candy was “the relationship between mother and son and the closeness and everything that they’re grieving in later episodes.”
Danny Sullivan, who is played by Holland in the limited series ‘The Crowded Room,’ is a guy who is jailed after his involvement in a shooting in New York City in 1979. The series consists of ten episodes and centers on Danny Sullivan’s story.
The suspenseful plot is portrayed through a series of interviews with the inquisitive interrogator Rya Goodwin (Amanda Seyfried). As the interviews go, Danny’s life story is revealed, illuminating aspects of the enigmatic past that created him as well as the twists and turns that would take him to a revelation that will alter the course of his life.