Keira Knightley Didn't Get Asked To Her Prom, And She's Totally Fine With That

October 24, 2014 12:37 PM

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Keira Knightley Didn't Get Asked To Her Prom, And She's Totally Fine With That

When most of people think of Keira Knightley, they usually imagine the British actress in a corset, either surrounded by pirates or in some elaborate 19th-century mansion. While she may be best known for her period pieces, Knightley's work has taken a lighter turn this year with modern films like "Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit," "Begin Again" and now "Laggies," an indie rom-com with Chloë Grace Moretz and Sam Rockwell. The 29-year-old plays Megan in the film, a similarly aged woman who hides out from her fiancé for a week to hang out with teenagers and reprise her youthful days. Knightley spoke to HuffPost Entertainment about some of the skateboarding skills she learned for the film and revealed that she hasn't seen "Love Actually" since it came out.

You’re in three non-period films this year. What made you decide to go in the direction of more contemporary movies? I think my whole career really has been based on liking scripts and characters. I think it was more a matter of tone as opposed to a matter of era. I got to the end of doing “Anna Kar...

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