With two Academy Award nominations under her belt, Naomi Watts is gunning for a third, and maybe a win, taking on the lead role in the royal family biopic “Diana” and first teaser trailer is here to give you a taste — and it’s pretty much what you might have expected.
Aiming to capture the grand appeal of the People’s Princess, her private turmoil and a romance that tragically fell apart, the Olivier Hirschbiegel film, penned by Steven Jeffreys (“The Libertine“), will focus on Princess Diana’s affair with Dr. Hasnat Kahn (played by “Lost” star Naveen Andrews) that lasted from 1995 until a few months before her death in 1997. He was considered the love of her life, but their relationship collapsed thanks to the frenzied omnipresence of the media.
This first little tease seems to be hitting the buttons we expected it to, but what do you think? Will “Diana” go beyond standard biopic fare and become something more? We’ll find out when the movie arrives later this year. See the US and UK trailers below.