Read more info. about Keira's role in Collateral Beauty via EW and THR below...
One of the movie’s conceit concerns actors playing walking embodiments of Love, Time and Death. Knightley would play Love.EW:
Village Roadshow Pictures is co-producing/co-financing the project, which is targeting a mid-February start in New York. Collateral Beauty has just been slated for release on Dec. 16.
Anthony Bregman, Bard Dorros, Kevin Frakes, Michael Sugar and Loeb are producing.
The New Line drama stars Will Smith, Helen Mirren, Edward Norton, Michael Peña, and Naomie Harris, and is directed by David Frankel (The Devil Wears Prada).
Collateral Beauty follows a New York advertising exec (Smith) who experiences a personal tragedy. When he retreats from life entirely, his colleagues devise an unconventional plan to help him recover.
Knightley — who was nominated for a Best Supporting Actress Oscar last year for her role in The Imitation Game — is also currently in talks to star in the biopic Colette.
Collateral Beauty is set for a Dec. 16 release, opposite Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.
Variety first reported the news about Knightley’s casting.