First Look at Keira Knightley as ‘The Duchess’

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Keira Knightley has certainly managed to find her niche lately as Lizzy Bennet in Pride and Prejudice and her latest turn as Cecilia Tallis in the fantastic effort Atonement. Both are period pieces and Knightley is ready to dip in the period well once again, this time as Georgina, Duchess of Devonshire in The Duchess and along with the recently released trailer we now have our first image from the film.

Check out the image below and get a larger look right here. The Duchess is expected to hit theaters in October of 2008.