Keira Knightley is in talks to star in a original science-fiction drama, Understanding.
The British actress is making plans to reunite with her Quiet Night director Camille Griffin, who will write and say, according to Deadline.
Understanding is determined in the close to future, when an authoritarian British authorities takes sustain watch over over parenting, with Knightley reportedly role to play an officious ‘License Officer’ who firmly believes in the tough machine she upholds till an surprising match imperils her contain station as a dad or mum within the society she has sworn to uphold.
The Atonement star is herself a mother to two women, Edie, born in 2015, and Delilah, born in 2019, and has beforehand spoken about how motherhood has modified her as an actress and her way to roles.
She told Veil Media benefit in 2019: “My inspect of the sector and the vogue that I play characters and the vogue that I inspect characters is assorted, on memoir of motherhood rather worthy adjustments you fundamentally. So you will be in a dwelling to’t now now not inspect the sector otherwise and therefore inspect the characters otherwise.”
Celine Rattray and Trudie Styler are producing via their Maven Display Media firm – having also produced Quiet Night.
That movie, a Christmas comedy also starring Matthew Goode, Annabelle Wallis, Lily-Rose Depp, and Griffin’s son, Jojo Rabbit star Roman Griffin Davis, is due out in December.