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Movie News: Keira Knightley to star in 'My Fair Lady'?

It's been rumored for a while now that Keira Knightley might star in the redo adaptation of Audrey Hepburn's classic film, My Fair Lady. It seems that this rumor is coming true (lets hope so, as I love MFL, both the broadway musical and the film versions) as Variety reports that Keira is in talks to star in this film.

Eliza Doolittle is set for another bigscreen makeover.

Columbia Pictures is tuning up a "My Fair Lady" redo, with Keira Knightley in talks to star as the simple Cockney flower girl who is transformed into a lady.

The studio declined comment on casting of the project, being produced by Duncan Kenworthy ("Love Actually," "Notting Hill") and London legit maven Cameron Mackintosh.

CBS Films, which owns the film rights to the Lerner & Loewe musical, will co-develop.

While it's being called an update, the film will use the tuner's score and retain its 1912 setting. Where possible, Kenworthy and Mackintosh intend to shoot the film on location in the original London settings of Covent Garden, Drury Lane, Tottenham Court Road, Wimpole Street and the Ascot racecourse. (The 1964 Warner Bros. film was lensed entirely on Hollywood soundstages.)

Read the full article here.

In other Keira Knightley movie news...

More The Edge of Love Stills from the TEOL official website.

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View more TEOL stills from the movie at the official website.

And another KK movie update ...

The official UK site for The Duchess has been slightly updated with a beautiful new still of Keira as the Duchess. Click image to your right -> to view it larger!

The tagline "There Are Three People In Her Marriage." The Duchess will be released in theatres on September 5th, 2008!



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