Keira Knightley

Keira Knightley’s comedy fears

Keira Knightley’s comedy fears

Keira Knightley doesn’t work on comedy films because she can’t tell if she’s doing a "good job". The ‘Aftermath’ actress loves a "challenge" in her work and gets "bored" quickly if she doesn’t feel she’s being pushed, but being funny on film is a struggle for her as people on set only laugh during the first take of a scene. Sh... »

Keira Knightley took ‘so long’ to ignore camera on set

Keira Knightley took ‘so long’ to ignore camera on set

Keira Knightley took "so long" to "completely ignore" cameras when shooting a movie. The 33-year-old actress – who has three-year-old daughter Edie, with Klaxons frontman James Righton – is keen to branch out into directing in the future but knows it takes a very different approach to starring on screen. Asked if she wants to direct said: "I don’t know, a... »

Alexander Skarsgard: Godzilla Vs. Kong is ‘visually extraordinary’

Alexander Skarsgard: Godzilla Vs. Kong is ‘visually extraordinary’

Alexander Skarsgard says ‘Godzilla Vs. Kong’ is "visually extraordinary". The 42-year-old actor stars in the upcoming monster head-to-head blockbuster – scheduled for release in 2020 – and he has teased that the role is big and fun and completely different to the characters he has portrayed onscreen in the last two years. Speaking to Collider about the project, he... »

Keira Knightley: ‘I love to explore female rage in films’

Keira Knightley: ‘I love to explore female rage in films’

Keira Knightley "loves" exploring "female rage" in her films because she finds it "interesting". The 33-year-old actress has revealed that she likes to investigate the various characteristics of the different roles she plays onscreen and have "a bit of anger" in her work because she thinks it takes fascinating "directions". She told the Belfast Tel... »

Keira Knightley’s infamous hat in Love Actually was to cover up spot

Keira Knightley’s infamous hat in Love Actually was to cover up spot

Keira Knightley’s famous ‘Love Actually’ hat was a last minute addition. The 33-year-old actress – who starred in the 2003 Christmas romantic comedy – has revealed that the scene where her alter-ego, Juliet, realises Mark (Andrew Lincoln) is in love with her, was actually fronted by a last minute wardrobe change because she got the "biggest" pimple of her &q... »

Keira Knightley plays Despacito with her teeth

Keira Knightley plays Despacito with her teeth

Keira Knightley can play ‘Despacito’ on her teeth. The 33-year-old star has shown off her unusual talent this week as she used his nails and pearly whites to give a unique rendition of Justin Bieber’s 2017 chart topping collaboration with Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee. Appearing on ‘The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon’, Keira – who also demonstrated her skill w... »

Keira Knightley ‘struggled’ with criticism

Keira Knightley ‘struggled’ with criticism

Keira Knightley "struggled" with criticism early in her career. The 33-year-old actress has been starring in movies since she was a teenager, and has said that whilst she’s developed tougher skin against her critics now, she wasn’t so strong when she first started getting backlash for her roles. Asked how she copes with negativity, she said: "I remember that perfection d... »

Keira Knightley: I hate being told to relax

Keira Knightley: I hate being told to relax

Keira Knightley hates being told to "relax" when she’s acting. The 33-year-old actress says people often try to remind her that "acting is relaxation", but she finds it difficult to switch off when she’s on set, and only discovered it was acceptable to make mistakes when she watched Dame Judi Dench filming in 2005 film ‘Pride and Prejudice’. When asked w... »

No more nude scenes for Keira Knightley

No more nude scenes for Keira Knightley

Keira Knightley won’t do nude scenes anymore because she is a mother in her thirties. The 33-year-old actress – who has daughter Edie with husband James Righton – was happy to strip off earlier in her career but now insists on a body double for any nude scenes in her movies. She told The Times: "I have been comfortable earlier with more nudity than I am now. I have had a kid... »

Keira Knightley: ‘I fight against likeability on screen’

Keira Knightley: ‘I fight against likeability on screen’

Keira Knightley likes to play women who aren’t "particularly likeable" in movies. The ‘Aftermath’ actress – who plays Rachael Morgan in James Kent’s new drama – was drawn to the role because she challenges the stereotype of a woman on screen by having lots of elements to her that that viewer needs to "understand". Speaking at the world premie... »

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