Knightley 'desperately' wants to land My Fair Lady role

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London, Mar 14 (ANI): Keira Knightley desperately wants to land the lead role in the remake of My Fair Lady because she's been preparing for the part for two years.

Apparently, the stunner has been begging studio bosses to finally cast her as the leading lady.

Earlier, rumors were abuzz that Knightley had secured the role made famous by Audrey Hepburn in the 1964 musical, based on George Bernard Shaw's comedy of manners, Pygmalion.

However, the actress insists casting directors have not made a final decision since she first read for the role in 2007.

"I auditioned for it about two years ago, and I think it's been a matter of trying to assemble the correct team to do it that is going to make as interesting a movie and as good a movie as possible," The Daily Express quoted her, as telling Moviefone.com.

"There are good whispers going around, you know, and hopefully they'll come to fruition," she added. (ANI)

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