Kristen Stewart has landed the coveted position of Princess Diana within the upcoming Pablo Larrain drama, ‘Spencer,’ in response to a brand new report on June 17!

Kristen Stewart is ready to play the late Princess Diana within the film, Spencer, in response to MeSlop‘s sister web site, Deadline on June 17. Pablo Larraín will direct the Steven Knight-scripted drama, which can depict the time when Diana (born Diana Frances Spencer) found within the early ‘90s that her marriage to Prince Charles wasn’t working. From there, she carved her personal path that distanced her from the royal household and the throne.

(L) Kristen Stewart and Princess Diana. (Picture Credit score: Shutterstock) 

The drama takes place over three days, throughout one in all Diana’s ultimate Christmas holidays within the Home of Windsor of their Sandringham property in Norfolk, England. The movie received’t cope with Diana’s tragic demise in a automobile accident in 1997, Larrain confirmed. “She died years after the place our story is ready and so we don’t cope with that,” he advised Deadline. “It’s solely three days of her life and in that very small period of time, you’re capable of get right into a wider, greater perspective of who she was. Everyone knows her destiny, what occurred to her, and we don’t must go there. We’ll keep on this extra intimate area the place she may specific the place she desires to go and who she desires to be,” he defined. Although, Spencer will cowl Diana’s shut relationship together with her sons Prince William and Prince Harry.

Larrain went on to elucidate why he took on Spencer. “All of us grew up, at the least I did in my era, studying and understanding what a fairy story is. Normally, the prince comes and finds the princess, invitations her to turn into his spouse and finally she turns into queen. That’s the fairy story. When somebody decides to not be the queen, and says, I’d slightly go and be myself, it’s a giant large resolution, a fairy story the wrong way up,” he mentioned, noting, “I’ve at all times been very shocked by that and thought it should have been very laborious to do. That’s the coronary heart of the film.”

Diana and Charles acquired engaged on February 24, 1981 and wed on July 29, 1981, which made her the Princess of Wales. In the late 1980s, their marriage fell aside due partially to Charles’s affair with Camilla Parker Bowles. Diana and Charles separated in 1992 and the divorce was finalized in 1996.

Diana died in a automobile crash on August 31, 1997 within the Pont de l’Alma tunnel in Paris, France. Her driver, Henri Paul additionally perished within the crash. She was buried on an island inside the grounds of Althorp Park, the Spencer household dwelling.

Manufacturing on Spencer is predicted to start in early 2021. It’s unclear if manufacturing shall be affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The movie is slated to be a giant hit at Cannes.