Naomi Watts to play Princess Diana in ‘Caught in Flight’


Naomi Watts will play Princess Diana in the biopic ‘Caught in Flight’.

The actress has secured the coveted role in German filmmaker Oliver Hirschbiegel’s (Downfall) movie.

‘Caught in Flight’, to be produced by Ecosse Films, will track the last two years of the Princess’s life as she transforms into a “major international campaigner and humanitarian”.

Watts said, “It is such an honour to be able to play this iconic role – Princess Diana was loved across the world, and I look forward to rising to the challenge of playing her on screen.”

Director Hirschbiegel added: “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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