Lead cast for new Morrissey biopic

Steven starts shooting mid way through next month in Manchester.
A lead has been cast for the forthcoming Morrissey biopic Steven, which has been in the works since May 2014.

War & Peace actor Jack Lowden has been cast to play Morrissey in the film, which focuses on the singer’s early life, prior to him forming a partnership with fellow Smith Johnny Marr.

The film is written and directed by Oscar nominated Mark Gill, and will shoot on location in Manchester from mid-April A release date has yet to be confirmed.

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