Keira Knightley: Adam Levine Played a "D--khead" Well in Upcoming Movie Begin Again

Celebrity News Jun. 10, 2014 AT 9:40AM
Keira Knightley Keira Knightley opens up to Glamour for their June 2014 issue.

She's back! After taking a year long break from film, Keira Knightley opened up to Glamour magazine about everything from getting married to working with Adam Levine.

The 29-year-old actress, who stuns on the cover in a pink backless Altuzarra dress, admitted when it came to marrying James Righton, it simply "seemed like a fun thing to do."

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"When James proposed, I just thought, 'Well, never done that before,'" the Pirates of the Caribbean actress admitted of her small, intimate wedding in May 2013. "It seemed like a fun thing to do."

As for her decision to switch it up career-wise and go for a romantic comedy, the actress said she was ready for her character to stand a chance. (Knightley previously said in an interview in March 2014 all of her characters have "either died or [were] subjected to situations that were…horrific.")

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"With a feel-good film you are always risking going way too cheesy," Knightley told the magazine, "But maybe I can have a little holiday where I’m not playing a character who is being destroyed."

In her latest film, musical romance Begin Again, the Anna Karenina actress plays Greta, Adam Levine's character's girlfriend.

"He did play a d-ckhead very well," Knightley says of Levine's acting debut, where he plays a good-looking musician who gets blinded by fame and fortune. "Actually, I admire him being so willing," she added, "To play a d-ckhead is quite a big thing when you are trying to break into film and you want to be likable."

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The brunette beauty also touched upon her own career in the spotlight. "There are those who manage that time of their lives really welldoing a lot of partying and making a lot of mistakes and thinking the world is only there for you, but I was way too introverted, and there was always this s--tload of photographers, who made it worse," Knightley said of her twenties. "When I hit 25, for some reason I didn’t care anymoreI allowed myself to chill out. Since then, everything’s been amazing."

Glamour's July 2014 issue hits newsstands on June 17. Begin Again hits theaters July 4.

 

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