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Keira Knightly and Eva Mendes are All About 'Last Night'

Sep 19, 2008 | 6:28am EDT

Keira Knightley, Eva MendesSam Worthington and Guillaume Canet are set to star in Last Night, the feature directing debut of Massy Tadjedin.

Tadjedin, who also wrote the screenplay for The Jacket, wrote the Night script.

Production begins in New York next month, says Variety.

The story centers on a married couple who are apart for a night while the husband takes a business trip with a colleague to whom he’s attracted. While he’s resisting temptation, his wife encounters her past love.

Tadjedin has also been writing an untitled project for Steven Spielberg.

Knightley has received winning notices for her upcoming turn in period piece The Duchess.

French star Canet is currently enjoying darling status among U.S. critics for his sleeper Tell No One which he directed and adapted from a Harlen Coben novel.

In 2006, he won France’s Cesar award, the equivalent to the Oscar, for best director.

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