Getting more mature in her film roles, has signed deal to have a starring part as a mother in "The Best Time of Our Lives1
", a big screen feature revolving around Welsh poet Dylan Thomas. Here the starlet will portray a famed but ultimately tragic silent-film sex symbol named Clara Bow whose success couldn't conceal her childhood wounds.
Together with , Lohan will come under the direction of British filmmaker John Mayburry who sets to helm the project based on script written by Knightley's mother Sharman Macdonald. The story itself centers on complex relationship among Thomas, his wife Caitlin, his childhood friend Vera Phillips, and her eventual husband William Killick.