Keira Knightley has opened up about the complexities of filming sex scenes, revealing that she has clear stipulations about what she's willing to do in a movie. The pregnant Pirates of the Caribbean star, 34, is married to musician James Righton — with whom she already has a four-year-old daughter, Edie. In a new interview with Whimnshe explained that her attitude towards racy scenes had changed now that she's in her 30s.
She said she hasn't the faintest idea how she's going to handle the publicity whenever they decide to wed: "Maybe I'll be permanently engaged! Here, she's wearing a silk jacket and pants by Tom Ford. Taking inspiration from photos of Loulou de la Falaise, one of Yves Saint Laurent's muses in the '70s, hairstylist Christiaan worked Knightley's hair into soft waves.
She's usually so cool, co calm. Keira told Culture magazine: "We only had one or two shots maximum. It was a vodka shot to calm our nerves and away you go really.
The 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, I am in my thirties, I am very happy with my body.
Sign in. She is the daughter of actor Will Knightley and actress turned playwright Sharman Macdonald. An older brother, Caleb Knightleywas born in
Miss Knightley has appeared topless in films such as The Edge Of Love and The Duchess, but she said that she has 'never done a scene where I felt, 'Whoa, that went too far'. Now, however, Keira Knightley says she resists appearing naked on screen because she is a mother in her thirties. The actress, 33, uses a body double for scenes in which her characters appear nude and likes to choose them herself.
Onion vapours, glycerin eye drops, moping at pictures of families far away — actors have various approaches to crying scenes. Keira Knightley, however, had no need for emotional prompts on the set of The Aftermathher new film set in Hamburg inin which she plays a British mother grieving for her year-old son, killed in the Blitz, while she lives in the fire-stormed German city. Get The International Pack for free for your first 30 days for unlimited Smartphone and Tablet access.
Speaking to Jonathan Ross inthe British actress revealed that she has a very specific nudity policy, one that favours the top half of her body. So, for a scene in her dismal Tony Scott action movie Domino in which her character performs a striptease, Knightley requested a butt double. The girl we picked had a lovely bottom. In weirder Keira Knightley body double trivia, she also hired one for Atonement.
Knightley began acting on television and made her feature film debut inbefore making her breakthrough with the film Bend It Like Beckham. She then starred in the fantasy swashbuckler film Pirates of the Caribbeanplaying Elizabeth Swanna role that she would reprise in the subsequent films of the franchise. She became known for starring in several other period dramas, including AtonementThe DuchessA Dangerous MethodAnna Kareninaand Colette
Let Us Explain The year-old actress has said she has control over how her characters are depicted when it comes to nude and sex scenes in movies, as she says she's "in a position" where she can have the final say. She said: "I think I am in a position where I can be quite dictatorial about what I am comfortable with and what I am not.