Interview with Famke Janssen plays Jessica Mallory in The Capture
Series commences on 3rd September 9pm, BBC One
Famke Janssen plays Jessica Mallory in The Capture.
Please tell us about Jessica...
Jessica’s a businesswoman, somebody who has gotten her way for a long time. She's worked very hard, especially as a woman, to get to the position that she’s in. She's no-nonsense on a lot of levels, just making sure the job gets done - however it needs to get done.
She enters the series in a very glamorous way, which was really fun to film. As I say, her way into the story is really through Ron's character and she has no connections directly with Shaun Emery and Rachel Carey, though of course everybody is indirectly connected…
Why did you want to join the series?
What really attracted me to it was this notion of what can be done with CCTV footage, and the extent it can be manipulated. The ramifications of that in the real world are frightening. It’s a very timely story.
Why should people tune in?
What I think is wonderful about The Capture, and why I believe people will really want to watch, is that they will be constantly guessing and wondering and trying to be ahead of the story, but the story is always ahead of them. There’s so much intrigue, it's a spider’s web that you will want to get to the centre of.
August 29, 2019 10:28am ET by BBC One