Domhnall Gleeson and Zooey Deschanel to Lead Richard Curtis Dramedy ABOUT TIME March 28, 2012 Curtis eyes Gleeson and Deschanel for his dramedy. Domhnall Gleeson (‘Shadow Dancer,’ ‘Dredd’) and Zooey Deschanel (‘New Girl,’ ‘500 Days of Summer’) are in talks to lead the Richard Curtis low budget time travelling dramedy ‘About Time,’ reports Variety. Gleeson would be playing Tim, a young man who comes from a family of time-travellers. When Tim learns of his unique gift from his father, he uses his newfound abilities to change situations for the better. Deschanel would be taking the role of Tim’s love interest, Mary. Curtis will be directing from his own script.