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Saturday 30 August 2014

Keira Knightley to play Effie Gray?

Keira Knightley is being linked to a role in Untouched

Keira Knightley could be taking on another period piece in Untouched.

The Never Let Me Go actress is said to be in talks to play Effie Gray in Brazilian director Andrucha Waddington's adaptation, with other roles yet to be cast, reported Thompson On Hollywood blog.

It would be the second film about the Victorian love triangle, following Emma Thompson's forthcoming feature Effie, with Dakota Fanning in the title role.

Effie - the wife of Victorian artist, architect and poet John Ruskin - is the subject of Hollywood cameras, following her strange-but-true story about her wedding night and consequent love affair with his protege, painter John Everett Millais.

Untouched would be another notch on Keira's period CV, following her award-winning performances in Pride And Prejudice, Atonement and Joe Wright's upcoming Anna Karenina.

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