McAdams Circles Time-Travel Comedy ABOUT TIME May 14, 2012 Bill Nighy, Tom Hollander and more set to co-star. THR reports that Rachel McAdams (‘The Vow,’ ‘Sherlock Holmes’) has entered negotiations to take the female lead opposite Domhnall Gleeson in the time travel romantic comedy ‘About Time.’ McAdams would be replacing Zooey Deschanel (‘New Girl,’ ‘500 Days of Summer’) who was initially linked to the film. Written and directed by Richard Curtis, the low budget flick follows Tim (Gleeson), a young man who comes from a family of time-travellers. When Tim learns of his unique gift from his father, he travels back in time to change situations for the better. He eventually meets the girl of his dreams. Bill Nighy, Tom Hollander, Margot Robbie, Lydia Wilson and Vanessa Kirby are attached to co-star.