Keira Knightley, Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Jessie Buckley have signed on to star in the comedy-drama “Misbehaviour” for Left Bank Pictures and Pathe.
The based on a real-life story feature deals with the Bob Hope-hosted 1970 Miss World competition in the UK, the then most-watched TV show on the planet with more than 100 million viewers. The Women’s Liberation Movement caused disruption during the live broadcast, while the winner Miss Grenada became the first black woman to be crowned Miss World.
Philippa Lowthorpe is set to direct with Rebecca Frayn adapting the screenplay. Suzanne Mackie and Sarah-Jane Wheale will serve as producers.