Keira Knightley’s Going To Be In Another Period Drama, But This One Won’t Have Corsets


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Keira Knightley in a corset in The Duchess screenshot

In the previous, Keira Knightley has made it very clear she’s the queen of the corset, showing in such dramas as Pirates of The Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (during which mentioned corset is actually lower open), Delight and Prejudice, The Duchess and extra. Subsequent up, she’ll be in one other interval drama, this time for tv. But she’s dropping the corset for an period that is a bit extra daring.

Keira Knightley not too long ago joined the solid of The Different Typist, a Prohibition era-set drama based mostly on the guide of the identical title written by Suzanne Rindell. The mission has already been picked up by Hulu and comes from Searchlight Tv and 20th Century Fox tv. Knightley will government produce together with Rindell, Ilene Chaiken – who can be writing – and Oly Obst, per Deadline.

Suzanne Rindell’s guide is an fascinating one as a result of it is vitally involved about getting away from the previous Victorian requirements and into a contemporary current the place ladies smoke, they work they usually assume for themselves. It kind of seems like it will likely be a subsequent step function for Keira Knightley, an actress who has lengthy favored or been favored for roles of the corset selection. In The Different Typist, she’ll play Odalie, a co-worker of Rose Baker, who each work for the NYPD within the typing pool.

Keira Knightley beforehand defined she used to really feel responsible about all her roles in interval dramas, however as she’s gotten older, she’s lastly embracing the gigs and doing jobs which can be the varieties of issues she prefers to look at herself (although she solely ever watches her personal motion pictures as soon as). She mentioned:

For years I felt fairly responsible about it, prefer it was one thing that I ought to attempt to shake off. Then I spotted that these had been the movies I’ve at all times liked watching. I believe some individuals discover escapism by way of science fiction or fantasy, and I suppose my escapism into one other world has at all times been by way of interval drama. It is good that in my 30s I can lastly admit that.

Her newest can be a bit totally different although, given it will likely be headed to tv fairly than the large display screen. Keira Knightley has carried out TV previously, principally for miniseries like Physician Zhivago and Neverland. The Different Typist is being arrange as an precise sequence at Hulu, fairly than a one off miniseries, although it’s based mostly on a guide.

The Different Typist had beforehand been within the works again in 2017 with Keira Knightley and Suzanne Rindell hooked up. That didn’t pan out, however Hulu appears to be giving the mission an enormous dedication this time round. We’ll let you already know if it in the end makes it to sequence, however I do like the concept of seeing the actress give a TV sequence a go.

Because it stands Keira Knightley is unlikely to be returning to the Pirates of the Caribbean sequence and I personally assume it might be good for her to have one thing else with potential longevity, like a TV sequence, as a follow-up to that franchise. We’ll have to attend and see what occurs.

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