Keira Knightley acknowledged she felt “caged”, “constrained” and “very caught” after being in blockbuster movie series Pirates Of The Caribbean.

The 37-twelve months-worn British actress, who has been twice nominated for Oscars, starred in the main movie Pirates of The Caribbean: The Curse Of The Dim Pearl in 2003 – alongside Johnny Depp and Orlando Bloom – as Elizabeth Swann, alongside with three sequels.

Her personality goes through a transition from daughter of a gentlemen to pirate whereas pursuing a romance with Bloom’s personality Will Turner, a blacksmith’s apprentice, except her final outing in 2017’s Pirates Of The Caribbean: Tiresome Men Uncover No Tales.

Keira Knightley graces the April cover of Harper's Bazaar UK

Keira Knightley graces the April duvet of Harper’s Bazaar UK (Betina du Toit/Harper’s Bazaar UK/PA)

She told Harper’s Bazaar UK: “(Elizabeth) modified into the article of each person’s lust, now not that she doesn’t be pleased different battle in her, but it completely modified into attention-grabbing coming from being essentially tomboyish to getting projected as moderately the different.

“I felt very constrained, I felt very caught, so the roles afterwards had been about attempting to safe away of that.

“I didn’t be pleased a sense of the technique to enlighten it. It very mighty felt like I modified into caged in a component I didn’t heed.”

After first rising to reputation in science-fiction movie Superstar Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Risk and football comedy Bend It Like Beckham, she has starred in length dramas besides to romantic comedies equivalent to Admire Indubitably.

She bought Academy Award nods for actress in a number one role in 2005’s Pleasure & Prejudice, when she played Elizabeth Bennet in the regency length drama comedy, and actress in a supporting role for 2014’s The Imitation Sport, a biopic about Alan Turing reveal sooner or later of the Second World War.

Knightley acknowledged she had an “crude touchdown” into reputation which she has “never felt jubilant” with.

She also acknowledged: “I modified into incredibly laborious on myself, I modified into never barely ample, I modified into totally single-minded, I modified into so ambitious, I modified into so driven.

“I modified into always attempting to safe nicely and better and crimson meat up, which is an exhausting system to existence your existence. I’m in terror of my 22-twelve months-worn self, because I’d like a bit of more of her attend.

“And it’s only by now not being like that to any extent further that I realise how unprecedented it modified into. There modified into never an oz. of me that wasn’t going to search out a system through.”

Keira Knightley graces the April cover of Harper's Bazaar UK

Keira Knightley acknowledged she feels the “heavy lifting” of parenting “has to be acknowledged” (Betina du Toit/Harper’s Bazaar UK/PA)

Since having kids, she acknowledged she feels the “heavy lifting” of parenting “has to be acknowledged” and the “fundamental” and “laborious work” that folk provide ought to discontinue being “undervalued”.

Knightley also acknowledged: “All the design in which through filming, the hours are unpredictable and crude. I worked out I wished three of us to attain what one plump-time parent did.

“When you hear any individual mutter, ‘I’m just staying dwelling with the kids’, that’s now not a ‘just’. That’s an endless component.”

Her upcoming roles embody starring in pretty crime movie Boston Strangler, where she performs American journalist Loretta McLaughlin, who covered the serial killer in the 1960s for the Boston Portray American.

The April discipline of Harper’s Bazaar UK is on sale from Thursday March 9 and the plump interview with Knightley is available on-line at

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