19 March 2013 10:54 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Sony Pictures Classics announced today that they have acquired all North American, Latin American and Eastern European rights to Mike Leigh's upcoming film currently referred to as Untitled Mike Leigh 13.

7 time Academy Award nominee writer/director Mike Leigh has been planning for over a decade his most ambitious film yet, a portrait of England's greatest artist Jmw Turner.

Leigh has gathered a prestigious cast and crew led by actor Timothy Spall (Secrets & Lies, Topsy-Turvy, the Harry Potter series), Casting Director Nina Gold (The King's Speech, The Iron Lady, Secrets & Lies), Director of Photography Dick Pope, Academy Award nominee for The Illusionist (Secrets & Lies, Topsy-Turvy, Another Year), Hair and Make-up artist Christine Blundell, Academy Award winner for Leigh's Topsy-Turvy and Costume Designer Jacqueline Durran, recent Academy Award winner for Anna Karenina and Academy Award nominee for Pride & Prejudice and Atonement.

The film is produced by Georgina Lowe (Another Year) and »

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