MUMBAI: Keira Knightley is said to be in talks to join
actor-director Kenneth Branagh's upcoming film Jack
Ryan. It stars Chris Pine in the titular role while
Knightley would play the leading lady.
to be a prequel to Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan novel series,
the forthcoming film follows Pine's titular character
who is a Moscow-based financial analyst.
In the race to bag the role, the actress beat several
Hollywood beauties like Evangeline Lilly and Felicity
Jones among others. This is the first time that Knightley
will be collaborating with Branagh, who will also play
a supporting role in the yet-untitled project.