The film tells the story of psychiatrist Carl Jung, played by Michael Fassbender, with Knightley starring as a sex-starved patient. Viggo Mortensen, who played Aaragorn in the Lord of the Rings movies, plays famed psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud in the film, which has been directed by master of the perverse David Cronenberg. 

%TNT Magazine% kneightley

Photo: © 2009 Lions Gate Films Inc.

Knightley’s role in the film will no doubt cause some consternation with her fans for its provocative scenes, including getting spanked with a cane by Fassbender’s Jung, and she continues this saucy streak by posing for the sexy snaps for the magazine’s new shoot. 

%TNT Magazine% GQ cover
Photo: GQ magazine

Photo (top): GQ magazine/Norman Jean Roy