Peterloo: Mike Leigh film releases first photo

Mike Leigh’s first film in more than three years is shaping up to be a marked change of pace for the celebrated English filmmaker.Released early Thursday, the first official still from Leigh’s historical drama Peterloo — a dramatization based on the titular massacre — sets the stage for a grim turn of events, one that ultimately leaves roughly a dozen people dead on the streets of Manchester in 1819.Starring Rory Kinnear, Christopher Eccleston, Maxine Peak, and David Bamber, Peterloo follows [ . . . ] More: Peterloo: Mike Leigh film releases first photo