What’s better than some Keira Knightley news as we make our way through what will most likely be the slowest weeks of the year in the news department. Knightley fansite KeiraWeb.com has just learned and confirmed that Knightley will be starring in a feature adaptation of the Alessandro Baricco novella Silk.
The site goes on to say that she will most likely be playing the wife of silkworm trader Herve Joncour. It is also mentioned that Francois Girard has redrafted Baricco’s originall screenplay and will direct the film with a mid-2006 production date being eyed.
A quick trip to Amazon.com gives us the following description of the story: