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Royal with cheese – Diana review

By Simon Miraudo October 7, 2013 How did they ever make a movie of Diana? That question was first posed for Lolita – the scandalous and very funny Vladimir Nabokov book, adapted somewhat sexlessly by Stanley Kubrick – but it’s worth pondering here too. In what way did director Oliver Hirschbiegel go about bringing the Princess […]

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Teaser Debut: Diana

The teaser trailer for Diana, starring Naomi Watts as Princess Di, has debuted online. Directed by Oliver Hirschbiegel, the film focuses on the last two years of Diana’s life, before it was cut short by a 1997 car accident in Paris. The wordless trailer reveals little, except that it will be fairly messianic portrait of the Princess of Wales, […]

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First look at Naomi Watts as Princess Diana

The first photos of Naomi Watts as Diana Princess of Wales in Caught in Flight have been released (courtesy of THR and Empire), proving Watts to be an uncanny lookalike. The film, directed by Oliver Hirschbiegel, will focus on the last two years of Diana’s life, before it was tragically cut short by the Paris car […]

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Naomi Watts cast as Princess Diana in controversial biopic

Naomi Watts will play Princess Diana in Oliver Hirschbiegel‘s upcoming biopic Caught in Flight. Ecosse Films’ press release announcing the casting decision is quick to state that the Australian actress is in fact “British-born”. Caught in Flight concerns the last two years of the Princess of Wales’ life, and how she found true personal happiness as […]

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Jessica Chastain to play Princess Diana in controversial biopic

Jessica Chastain (star of almost every film released in 2011) has been cast as Princess Diana in the upcoming biopic Caught in Flight. Indiewire reports from the American Film Market, where it was revealed the film will focus on a ‘secret’ affair between Di and heart surgeon Dr. Hasnat Kahn. Those who have read the […]

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