Director John Carney Offers Unconditional Apology for Shitty Comments About Keira Knightley

After dismissing Keira Knightley as a supermodel with a giant entourage and telling The Independent that “acting requires a certain level of honesty and self-analysis that I don’t think she’s ready for yet,” Begin Again director John Carney has offered the rare decent apology, saying, “I’m ashamed of myself that I…

Director Says Working With Adam Levine and Mark Ruffalo Is Great, But Not Keira Knightley. Hmmm 

In an interview with The Independent, director John Carney spoke about the process of making his 2014 film Begin Again. He called Mark Ruffalo a “fantastic actor.” He said Adam Levine is “a joy to work with.” But when mentioning Keira Knightley, the film’s female lead, he had some markedly different comments.