Keira Knightley might land on the role of Mrs. Jack Ryan in an upcoming action thriller. She reported to be negotiating the project, which she might be starring alongside actor Chris Pine.
The thriller “Jack Ryan” is a prequel to the famous novel series written by acclaimed writer Tom Clancy. Some of the other movies in the same novel series were starred by various famous stars like Ben Affleck, Alec Baldwin and Harrison Ford. All of them were centered on the character, Jack Ryan, an ex-marine and financial analyst. The role will be played by Chris Pine in this new prequel.
Knightley will perform as Ryan’s wife, if the negotiations go well. In this movie, Mrs. Ryan’s life is threatened when the Jack Ryan discovers a terrorist plot seeking to make the U.S. economy go down in shambles. Producing the movie will be David Ellison, who also produced “Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol” and “True Grit”. “Thor” director, Kenneth Branagh, has been confirmed to direct the movie. Production is said to commence in September.
Viewers can also catch Knightley in the film adaptation of the classic story, “Anna Karenina” directed by Joe Wright. She also recently starred on “Seeking a Friend for the End of the World” where she was able to work with Steve Carell.