APART from playing an expectant mum, there aren’t many roles available to a pregnant actor.
So it was a nerve-racking experience for Mireille Enos — already ‘‘ with child’’ — when she auditioned for the lead role of Seattle detective Sarah Linden in the US remake of Danish series The Killing.
‘‘ The casting director told everyone and to their amazing credit they didn’t bat an eyelid and said, ‘ Well if she’s the right girl then we’ll figure it out’,’’ says Enos, best known in Australia for playing the Marquart twins in Big Love.
They ‘‘ figured it out’’ by disguising the on-duty detective’s baby bump underneath her character’s signature large shapeless parkas and Enos shot the two-hour pilot episode while five months pregnant.
‘‘ That’s the way Sarah Linden dresses anyway, but it was