Keira is gracing Glamour’s (USA) July 2014 cover to promote “Begin Again” and we have added the digital scans and the photoshoot in our gallery. The magazine is on newsstands now so be sure to pick up your own copy!
On choosing a romantic comedy: “[W]ith a feel-good film you are always risking going way too cheesy….But maybe I can have a little holiday where I’m not playing a character who is being destroyed.”
On getting married: “[W]hen James proposed, I just thought, Well, never done that before. It seemed like a fun thing to do.”
On her Begin Again co-star Adam Levine: “He did play a d-ckhead very well. Actually, I admire him being so willing. To play a d-ckhead is quite a big thing when you are trying to break into film and you want to be likable.”
On her early years: “There are those who manage that time of their lives really well—doing a lot of partying and making a lot of mistakes and thinking the world is only there for you, but I was way too introverted, and there was always this sh-tload of photographers, who made it worse. When I hit 25, for some reason I didn’t care anymore—I allowed myself to chill out. Since then, everything’s been amazing.”
Keira is gracing Elle UK’s July 2014 cover. The magazine is currently on newsstands and we added the digital scans, photoshoots and behind the scenes photos and screencaptures of the behind the scenes video diary in our gallery.
On telling her future daughter to skip acting: “I’d absolutely tell her not to. I would 150 million trillion per cent be totally discouraging of [her] doing anything like that. I think you need to be, actually, because if the kid is going to do that then they have to do it on their own. And I would say teenage years should be done privately. You should be going out and getting unbelievably drunk, getting into ridiculous situations, making mistakes. That’s what that time of life is about and we should do that privately, one million trillion zillion per cent. Saying that, I don’t regret it – I wouldn’t do my life any differently, but having lived through it…There was a very long time when [interviewers] were all: ‘Well you’re a sh*t actress and you’re anorexic and people hate you’ which, for a teenager or somebody in their early 20s, is a very strange thing.”
On her secret wedding dress: “I wore it for the ceremony we had just for our friends, in a wood, because you have to have flowers on a dress in a wood.”
On first meeting Karl Lagerfeld: “I didn’t know I was meeting him, and I was so jet-lagged I didn’t know what was going on. I was in jeans and had acne – you know the kind where nothing is going to cover it – so I put a hat on. I remember somebody making a [negative] comment about it and I just thought [whispers] ‘I’m wearing a hat because I’ve got acne.’”
Coming straight from the production company themselves, the previously rumored Robert De Niro and Omar Sy have been confirmed, as well as two new names. Keira Knightley will take the female lead role of Cherry, while Matthias Schoenaerts (Rust & Bone, Bullhead) has also joined the ensemble. Lionsgate picked up the film for distribution last year, but with no word when it will shoot, hopefully this cast confirmation means we’ll see it by 2015. In the meantime, check out the official synopsis below:
Writer/director Stephen Gaghan weaves a slick and exciting web full of action, sex and intrigue with CANDY STORE. DAVIS (Robert DeNiro) is a veteran NYPD detective whose partner is kidnapped during a bust at a Brooklyn brothel run by CHIDDYBANG (Omar Sy). Meanwhile, BLACK ZEGNA, a former KGB officer turned ruthless gangster, hires CHERRY (Keira Knightley), one of the girls at the brothel, to seduce and incapacitate a major hedge fund manager. By chance, Cherry runs into SWANN, a former CIA operative who suffers from seizures related to his previous work as a spy. Swann bravely fights off the henchmen pursuing her and discovers that she is being used as a pawn in a plot to steal billions in gold. Through his efforts to protect Cherry, Swann inadvertently puts himself in Zegna’s crosshairs. After partnering up with Davis, Swann must overcome his personal demons to thwart the heist, meanwhile saving the woman he has fallen in love with from the wrath of her merciless employer.
Source: The Film Stage
The gorgeous Keira Knightley turns 29 years old today, and Keira Knightley Fan wish her the happiest of days, and look forward to seeing what the year brings!
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I have added scans of March issue from Vogue Mexico, courtesy of The Charmer Pages. Check it:
Good news for the UK fans! Keira and director and co-star Kenneth Branagh are expected to make an appearance on The Graham Norton Show according to the official website. The episode will air this Friday on BBC One.
Graham chats to Oscar-nominated actress Keira Knightley and actor-director Kenneth Branagh, both discussing new movie Jack Ryan. He is also joined by French footballing star Thierry Henry and comedian Lee Mack, with music from Katy B.
The cast of “Laggies” discuss working with writer/director Lynn Shelton at the Variety Studio in Park City, UT. Chloe Grace Moretz also tells about growing up watch “Pride & Prejudice” and how much she loved working with Keira Knightley.
Keira is cover of February issue of Harper’s Bazaar UK, to promote her new film ‘Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit‘ and she talks to Sophie Elmhirst about feminism, film and why she will never join Twitter.
“I think it’s great that the discussions are finally being allowed to be had [about feminism], as opposed to anybody mentioning feminism and everybody going, ‘Oh, f***ing shut up,’” says Keira Knightly, 28, in her cover interview with Harper’s Bazaar for the February Issue. “Somehow, it [feminism] became a dirty word. I thought it was really weird for a long time, and I think it’s great that we’re coming out of that.