Sorry, fellas: Keira Knightley is off the market.
The 27-year-old Pirates of the Caribbean actress is engaged to...
Pillars of the Earth
It wasn't the swords. It wasn't the sandals. For Rufus Sewell, the tough part was all the stinkin' mud. Playing a 12th-century stonemason in mega miniseries The Pillars of the Earth, premiering tonight on Starz at 10/9c, meant maintaining "a level of grime on my neck consistent with that of your typical farm animal," he says.
A small price, indeed, for what's shaping up to be the armor-clanking, leech-sucking, monks-a-poppin' drama of the summer. Pillars, based on Ken Follett's doorstop of a best-seller (all 973 pages of it), about the quest to build a Gothic cathedral in a fictional England of yore, runs eight hours over six Friday nights...
Before there was Harry Potter and The Lord of the Rings, there was Pride & Prejudice and the legions of loyal readers ready to be up in arms over any damage done to their beloved Jane Austen novel for big or small screens. And no one's more aware of this potential danger than Keira Knightley, a loyal fan of the author since childhood and the star of the latest feature adaptation (in select theaters today).
"It's a difficult thing, when you try to make a film of a book that you really love, because you only ever have about two hours to tell the story, and it's never going to be enough, you know," Knightley tells TVGuide.com. "We don't say the most famous line in the entire book ["It is a truth universally acknowledged that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife"], which
Among the movie stars calling prime time home these days, perhaps the most surprising convert is screen icon Donald Sutherland, who's been butting heads (and heads of state) with Geena Davis' president as Speaker of the House Nathan Templeton on ABC's Commander in Chief (Tuesdays at 9 pm/ET). Not counting a few guest stints on such '60s series as The Saint and The Avengers, this is his first real TV gig. While out promoting his latest film, Pride & Prejudice (in select theaters Friday), the real-life pop of film-hunk-turned-24 star Kiefer Sutherland rather traitorously declared that