Click to Skip Ad
Closing in...

Casting Watch: Keira Knightley to Produce and Star in 1920s Suspense Tale 'The Other Typist'

News
by Beth Hanna
June 27, 2013 12:01 PM
1 Comment
  • |
Keira Knightley

Keira Knightley is set to produce and star in "The Other Typist," adapted from Suzanne Rindell's debut novel centering on an introverted typist in 1920s New York who befriends a glamorous and mysterious co-worker and is introduced to the city's fast-living underworld. Fox Searchlight snapped up the rights.

A review of the book cited by the Hollywood Reporter leaves us with this tantalizing praise: "A dollop of Alfred Hitchcock, a dollop of Patricia Highsmith, and some 'Great Gatsby' flourishes."

Knightley was last seen in Joe Wright's lavish "Anna Karenina," which won the Best Achievement in Costume Design Oscar earlier this year. Next up is Kenneth Branagh's action-thriller "Jack Ryan," co-starring Chris Pine, slated for a December 25 release. 

1 Comment

  • LeonRaymond | June 27, 2013 12:41 PMReply

    I truly love her but damn another period piece !

Free Indie Movies and Documentaries    

Email Updates

Most "Liked"

  • PBS Preview: Six New 'Makers' Documentaries ...
  • Toronto Film Festival Global Summit ...
  • Which World Premieres Did Venice La ...
  • Parker Posey and Jamie Blackley Will ...
  • Get Tied Down With First Trailer for ...
  • Not Into 'Hercules'? Here Are 6 Alternatives ...
  • Not So Fast: David Lynch Says No New ...
  • Robert Downey, Jr. Starrer 'The Judge' ...
  • Laika Unveiling 'The Boxtrolls' at ...
  • WATCH: First Trailer for Dazzling Festival ...