Shooting has begun on Oliver Hirschbiegel’s Princess Diana biopic, starring Naomi Watts.


Previously called Caught In Flight, Ecosse Films’ biopic about Princess Diana has been renamed Diana.

The 9 week shoot is now underway, with locations including Croatia, Mozambique and in and around London. Producers have released the first official image (above).

Naomi Watts will play the Princess, alongside Naveen Andrews Douglas Hodge and Juliet Stevenson. Watts said: “I’m excited and honoured to be playing the role of a truly remarkable woman, who had such a positive and profound impact in so many ways.”

International sales are being handled by Embankment Films, with all major international territories pre-sold, excluding the US.

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