Naomi Watts to Play Princess Diana

    WINDSOR - JUNE:  Diana Princess of Wales watches Prince Charles playing polo at Guards Polo Club on Smiths Lawn, Windsor, Berkshire in June 1986. (Photo by David Levenson/Getty Images)

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    Camille Paglia said Diana was the last great silent-movie star, so good was she at projecting glamour through sealed smiles in thousands of photographs. But the Princess of Wales will soon become a true film character, with the British-Australian actress Naomi Watts scheduled to play her in the first feature biopic on her last two years of life. It’ll be called Caught in Flight and will be directed by Oliver Hirschbiegel, who made Downfall, the, uh, Hitler biopic on his, um, last days. The movie will be shot in Britain this year.

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