First poster for Steve Carell and Keira Knightley apocalyptic comedy

We were pretty much OK with living in a world where the paths of Steve Carell and Keira Knightley never crossed. It felt right, somehow. As though the universe understood. It makes sense then, that the only way they can exist in the same film is when the premise involves the end of the known world. It’s doesn’t make us feel any better about it, but at least we can’t fault their logic.

So yeah, apparently funny man Carell and Keira ‘I’m still here’ Knightley are starring in Lorene Scafaria (writer of Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist)’s directorial debut. Keira Knightley? In… in converse? With ironic hair and a duffle coat? It just smells wrong. Anyway, the premise is that the world is about to end, and two no-hopers go on a mission to find someone to spend their final moments with. What’s the betting they find each-other? Anyone?

What is there to say? Maybe it will be amazing. Maybe, just maybe, Keira’s just been devastatingly mis-cast all these years, and she’s actually born to play a manic pixie dream girl? And there’s a dog in it, which is always cute. And the title is KNOWINGLY verbose. So knowingly. Yeah. At least it can’t be more depressing than Melancholia, right?

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