December 03, 2016  

Keira Knightley in The Duchess Set Photos

September 26, 2007 (6:48 am) GMT
Grab two images of the actress in a Georgian dress as the Duchess of Devonshire, Georgiana Cavendish.

It's good to have back in a period piece and she seems to fit nicely into this kind of feature as pictured in two images on the left.

The English beauty was undergoing scenes for her new film "", which Saul Dibb is directing for BBC Films and Pathe. She is playing the titular role, Georgiana Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire, who was a celebrated beauty and an active political campaigner in an age when women's suffrage was still over a century away.

Based on Amanda Foreman's biography of Cavendish, "Duchess" is scheduled for a 2008 release in the U.S. under Paramount Vantage banner. Apart from Knightley, other cast members include , , , and Emily Jewell with Daniel Phillips handling make-up and hair design.

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Jeremih Allegedly Sends a Body Double to Perform for Him in Houston
  2. Twitter Trolls Respond to Amy Schumer's 'Barbie' Casting With Fat-Shaming Comments
  3. Kylie Jenner Braves the Cold Weather in Racy Bikini in These Pics
  4. Naked Jai Courtney Chased 'Suicide Squad' Director Around on Set. See the NSFW Photo!
  5. Robert Pattinson Is Proud of Kristen Stewart and Is 'Super Impressed' With Her Rolling Stones Video
  6. Lady GaGa Wants Fans to Join Her at Super Bowl Halftime Show
  7. Supergirl to Battle Superman's Villain Mr. Mxyzptlk This Season
  8. J. Cole Disses Fellow Rappers on New Song 'False Prophet'