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Keira Knightley Boards Another Period Drama!

Keira Knightley Boards Another Period Drama!

Keira Knightley has found her next period drama – Sarah Perry’s novel The Essex Serpent for Apple TV+.

The 35-year-old actress is well known for her work in period pieces including Colette and The Imitation Game.

According to Deadline, “The Essex Serpent follows newly widowed Cora, played by Knightley, who, having being released from an abusive marriage, relocates from Victorian London to the small village of Aldwinter in Essex, intrigued by a local superstition that a mythical creature known as the Essex Serpent has returned to the area….Set in 1893, the book was published by Serpent’s Tail, an imprint of Profile Books in 2016 and was named Book of the Year by the British Book Awards that year.

Keira is also set to star in another TV show that is set in the Prohibition era!

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