Keira Knightley to star in Miss World pageant comedy-drama 'Misbehaviour'

Last Updated: Wed, Oct 17, 2018 17:58 hrs

[USA], Oct 17 (ANI): Keira Knightley is all set to feature in 'Misbehaviour', a Miss World pageant comedy-drama.

The film will be directed by BAFTA-winner Philippa Lowthorpe, who is one of the only two women to have won a BAFTA TV Award for direction.

It is based on the 1970 Miss World pageant in London, the live broadcast of which was disrupted, as part of the Women's Liberation Movement, claiming that such beauty competitions demeaned women.

The show, however, resumed after a while, only to cause further uproar after Miss Grenada became the first black woman to be crowned Miss World, reported Variety.

The Oscar-nominated actor, whose past credits include 'Pride and Prejudice', 'Anna Karenina', and ' The Imitation Game', will next be seen in Disney's 'The Nutcrackers and the Four Realms' and Gavin Hood's "Official Secrets. (ANI)

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