‘Love Actually’: Keira Knightley Admits Juliet’s Hat Was Hiding Something From Fans

by Jeremy Spirogis
Hugh Grant and Keira Knightley attend the UK charity film premiere of "Love Actually"

Some of the outfits in Love Actually have gotten flack. One of them is Juliet’s hat. Keira Knightley admitted she wore it to cover one thing from individuals who would watch the film.

Keira Knightley was very younger in ‘Love Actually’

Hugh Grant and Keira Knightley attend the UK charity film premiere of "Love Actually"
Hugh Grant and Keira Knightley attend the UK charity movie premiere of “Love Actually” | Dave Hogan/Getty Images

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Knightley performed Juliet, a lady who acquired married to Peter (Chiwetel Ejiofor). The greatest man on the marriage ceremony was Mark (Andrew Lincoln), who was secretly in love along with her.

By the top of the film he professes his emotions for her. But followers in all probability didn’t know Knightley was solely 18 on the time. Lincoln was 30 years previous and Ejiofor was 26 years previous. This means Knightley was nearer in age to 13-year-old Thomas Brodie-Sangster, who performed Sam.

Script editor Emma Freud claimed different younger actors can be forged within the function of Juliet today. “I know Richard [Curtis] would cast either Saoirse Ronan or Lily James as the young bride,” she stated in response to Bustle.

But there are a number of forged members who can be saved of their roles. “Lots of them would be the same,” Freud stated. “Hugh [Grant] was a surprisingly young Prime Minister, but would be searingly realistic now. And there will never be a better Karen than Emma (Thompson), even when she’s 90.”

The hat was hiding a zit

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Costumes are typically used to cover issues on actors. Knightley admitted Juliet’s hat wasn’t about trend.

“I had a massive spot in the middle of my forehead,” she instructed BBC Radio 1. “This is the problem with being 17 and being in films!” The actor added, “It was humongous, so there was no choice but to find a hat to cover it — because there was no lighting or makeup that was going to cover it.”

The zit was so large that every one they may do was cowl it up. “I was actually very grateful for that hat,” she stated. “I have a lifetime of gratitude for that hat.”

Juliet’s marriage ceremony costume was modified

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Juliet virtually had one other bizarre trend second. “Richard Curtis wanted [Keira’s] character to be kind of sexy, even as a bride,” costume designer Joanna Johnston instructed Grazia. “He wanted her to be dressed ready for the end of the scene where they’re partying, so he had this idea of a crop top, with a bare tummy.”

Johnston went a bit extra delicate with a form-fitting sheer costume. “I told Richard, ‘You don’t want a bare tummy going into church!’” she stated. “So I went for a sheer, layered style instead with petal details underneath; gauzy and multi-layered.”

The 2003 film has some fascinating trend selections. Some of them had been for sensible causes just like the hat hiding a zit. But the marriage costume was most probably to emphasise the bride being younger.

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