First image released from Mike Leigh’s Turner biopic

Timothy Spall plays the British artist in latest, untitled Leigh project.

Samuel Wigley

Mr. Turner (2014)

Mr. Turner (2014)

This first image has been released from Mike Leigh’s forthcoming, thus far untitled biopic of J.M.W. Turner, currently in post-production in London.

Regular Leigh collaborator Timothy Spall plays the great, romantic artist, in the director’s first costume drama since 1999’s Topsy-Turvy.

The film co-stars Marion Bailey, Dorothy Atkinson and Paul Jesson. The crew includes producer Georgina Lowe, cinematographer Dick Pope, production designer Suzie Davies, costume designer Jacqueline Durran and make-up and hair designer Christine Blundell (who won an Oscar for Topsy-Turvy).

‘Untitled 13’ is a Thin Man Films production presented by Film4, Focus Features International and the BFI.

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