HBO’s miniseries/BBC adaptation of J.K. Rowling’s bestseller The Casual Vacancyunfolds
in a deceptively cozy British village thrown into an uproar by the
sudden death of the Parish Councillor. Michael Gambon stars with Keeley
Hawes, Rory Kinnear, Monica Dolan and Julia McKenzie and Abigail Lawrie.
Jonny Campbell directed from a script by Sarah Phelps. The adaptation
of the Harry Potter author’s first novel for adults was produced by
Rowling and Neil Blair’s Bronte Film and Television. The three-parter
premieres April 29 and 30.