There was a big old fashioned Hollywood Catfight for the role of Princess Diana. The biopic, ‘Caught in Flight,’ has been in the works for years, but it appears that the film finally has made it past talks.
BBC news reports that Naomi Watts has scored the role of playing the princess. The movie will center around Diana’s life after royalty and focus on her time with Dr. Hasnat Khan and the last two years of her life.’Caught in Flight’ will be directed by Oliver Hirschbiegel and start shooting later this year in England.
Jessica Chastain was in talks for the role, but Naomi has been given the honor. Oliver sang her praises and confirmed that Watts is the ideal actress for the job…
“I am delighted to have such a truly exceptional actress who embodies the warmth, humanity and empathy of such a global icon as Princess Diana.”
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