Tag: keira knightley

Review: ‘Collateral Beauty’ Starring Will Smith, Kate Winslet, Helen Mirren, Edward Norton and Michael Peña

There’s sadness and plenty of humor and but the movie tries so hard to be uplifting and deep, that it just gets in the way of itself.

‘Begin Again’ Director John Carney on Why He’ll Never Work with “Model” Actors Like Keira Knightely Again

When the interviewer points out the praise for Sing Street, Carney responds, "Well, it’s fantastic. I’m very surprised; it’s a small personal movie with no Keira Knightley's in it. It’s really rewarding."

Keira Knightley on Making Her Broadway Debut: “I think actually that’s why I enjoy theater: It doesn’t exist”

Keira Knightley on her Broadway debut, Therese Raquin: "I don’t know how to do it and there are so many problems with putting it on. But I was sort of up for the challenge"

Say It With Flowers? Bouquet Tossing Man Interrupts Keira Knightley’s Broadway Debut

On the first night of previews on Thursday, October 1, an unknown male audience member in the mezzanine went to the railing and shouted out to Knightley.

Trailer: ‘Everest’ Starring Jason Clarke, Josh Brolin, John Hawkes, Robin Wright, Keira Knightley and Jake Gyllenhaal

Inspired by the incredible events surrounding an attempt to reach the summit of the world’s highest mountain, Everest documents the awe-inspiring journey of two different expeditions challenged beyond their limits by one of the fiercest snowstorms ever encountered by mankind.

Director John Carney Narrates a Scene from ‘Begin Again’ Starring Kiera Knightley and Mark Ruffalo

Director John Carney (Once) narrates a scene from his new film, Begin Again. Starring Keira Knightley and Mark Ruffalo, the scene shows the first time the two characters meet. I haven’t seen it yet but I’ve heard it’s great.

Mark Ruffalo on Playing a Superhero: “I’m interested in the whole mythology of it”

Mark Ruffalo might be on everyone’s radar for his role as the Hulk in Marvel’s Avengers franchise, but he’s in theaters right now with a smaller film. Begin Again is an indie film with the 46-year-old actor playing a recently-fired record executive who comes across a broken-hearted musician played by Keira Knightley. Ruffalo spoke with The Wall Street Journal about the film and his thoughts on the two main characters maintaining a platonic relationship in this very un-Hollywood ending to the story. He shared, “I don’t think I would have been interested in this movie if it turned another way. It makes ... Read more

Watch Keira Knightley and Mark Ruffalo ‘Begin Again’

The latest film from writer-director John Carney (Once), Begin Again is a soul-stirring comedy about what happens when lost souls meet and make beautiful music together. Gretta (Keira Knightley) and her long-time boyfriend Dave (Adam Levine) are college sweethearts and songwriting partners who decamp for New York when he lands a deal with a major label. But the trappings of his new-found fame soon tempt Dave to stray, and a reeling, lovelorn Gretta is left on her own. Her world takes a turn for the better when Dan (Mark Ruffalo), a disgraced record-label exec, stumbles upon her performing on an ... Read more

Keira Knightley on Anna Karenina’s Period Costumes: “You’re adding three hours to a 12-hour day”

There’s always risk involved when adapting a famous novel for the screen—especially when it’s been done before. But Keira Knightley insists the new version of Leo Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina brings something new to the table, mainly the actress’ own take on the role.

Keira Knightley: “I love it when you’re so lost in that moment that you’re somebody else”

Keira Knightley, star of the new adaptation of Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina, knew she wanted to be an actress from an early age.

Stage Fright – 0. Keira Knightley – 1.

It might surprise you that Keira Knightley, who just won the role of the female lead in Paramount's new Jack Ryan film (opposite Chris Pine), used to suffer from anxiety while filming.

Biography: Keira Knightley

Keira Knightley earned Academy Award and Golden Globe Award nominations for her portrayal of Elizabeth Bennet in Joe Wright's version of Pride & Prejudice, based on Jane Austen’s novel, also for Focus Features. Two years later, she was a Golden Globe and BAFTA Award nominee for her performance as Cecilia Tallis in Atonement, again directed by Joe Wright and for Focus Features, based on the novel by Ian McEwan.

Gillian Jacobs on Her ‘End of the World’ Kissing Fest and the Upcoming Season of ‘Community’

Gillian Jacobs had to forget her inhibitions for her cameo in the new indie Seeking a Friend at the End of the World. The actress, who also plays Britta on NBC’s Community, plays a waitress who becomes involved in a end-of-the-world kissing fest... ok, orgy.

Steve Carell on ‘Seeking a Friend’, Working with Dogs and the Upcoming, ‘Hope Springs’

Looks like Steve Carell is steering away from light comedy. The former Office star is starring in the dark comedy Seeking A Friend for the End of the World.

Keira Knightley on ‘Seeking a Friend’: “It was one of the best scripts I’d seen in years – and so unique”

In Seeking a Friend for the End of the World, Keira Knightley's character Penny joins the ranks of cinema's Manic Pixie Dream Girls. Not familiar with the term? Coined by film critic Nathan Rabin to describe the type of free-spirited, indie-music loving, quirky young girls who seem to only exist in movies to open up emotionally hollow men (like Natalie Portman's character in Garden State and Zooey Deschannel's in 500 Days of Summer), Knightley's version of the MPDG serves as inspiration to Steve Carrell's character in the film, who is trying to come to terms with the failures in his ... Read more

Keira Knightley Talks ‘A Dangerous Method’: “It’s a tricky one when you’re playing somebody who is mad”

When asked if there was a difference for her when it comes to playing a fictitious character, or that of a real person, Knightley shared that she uses the same approach when acting.

Michael Fassbender on ‘A Dangerous Method’ and Working with Viggo Mortensen and Keira Knightley: “You Get to Heights You Wouldn’t Reach on Your Own”

It’s a risky undertaking to portray such a celebrated figure as psychologist Carl Jung, but as A Dangerous Method’s Michael Fassbender explains, it was all about channeling the influential doctor’s humor and ego.