Keira Knightley to play the lead role in the upcoming Netflix series "Black Doves".

"Black Doves" is a period drama set in 1950s Berlin during the Cold War.

The series follows a British spy who falls in love with a double agent, leading to a web of betrayal and espionage.

The show will be produced by Black Bear Pictures, the studio behind "The Imitation Game" and "The Spy Who Dumped Me".

"Black Doves" marks Knightley's first major television role.

The series is created and written by the acclaimed screenwriter David Farr.

The show will consist of eight hour-long episodes and is set to premiere in 2024.

The announcement of Knightley's casting has generated excitement among fans and critics alike, with many eagerly anticipating the release of the show.