Another classic bites the dust as Columbia Pictures officially announced that Keira Knightley is prepping to get her cockney on as the iconic Eliza Doolittle in the new version of My Fair Lady. I’ve never heard Keira sing (she just started voice lessons), but maybe that won’t matter…
Fun Fact: 90% of Audrey Hepburn’s singing was dubbed by American Marni Nixon.
Typically, skepticism abounds with remakes, but word is Emma Thompson (yes that Emma Thompson) is writing the script and Knightly’s Pride and Prejudice director, Joe Wright will be bossing her around once more. Can someone say Oscar bait? This just got interesting.
Now, who to cast as Higgins (the rumor mill is saying Daniel Craig)? I think you know how I feel ::cough:: Hugh Jackman ::cough::