Speculation has centered on the usual blonde actresses, as well as some unusual choices:
- Scarlett Johansson
- Keira Knightley
- Charlize Theron
- Jessica Chastain
- Carey Mulligan
According to a press release issued today though, Naomi Watts is the first to land the role of Princess Di.
CAUGHT IN FLIGHT is a compelling portrait of Diana, Princess of Wales during the last two years of her life. It charts how finding true personal happiness for the first time allowed her to achieve her defining successes evolving into a major international campaigner and humanitarian.
Speaking earlier, Naomi Watts, who will next be seen starring in The Impossible opposite Ewan McGregor 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.’
There are two more Princess Di flicks rumored to be in development, so there’s plenty of room for more Lady Dis. Check out the gallery below, and let us know who you think would make the best Diana!