Naomi Watts to Play Princess Diana in Caught In Flight

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Naomi Watts has signed on to play Princess Diana in the new big screen biopic Caught In Flight.

The film, directed by Oliver Hirschbiegel, centers on the late royal’s final two years, including her personal search for happiness and evolution into a major international humanitarian.

Watts said in a statement Thursday, “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.”

Production is set to begin in the U.K. later this year.

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