Actress Kristen Stewart has signed on to play Princess Diana in “Spencer”, a dramatic biography of director Pablo Larraín – who also directed “Jackie”.
The film will be presented and sold at the next Cannes Film Festival.
According to Deadline, “Spencer” was written by Steven Knight and “follows a critical weekend in the early ’90s when Diana decided her marriage to Prince Charles was not working out and she needed to step aside. of a path which one day will bring into play being queen.
Production of ‘Spencer’ is slated for early 2021.
The film “takes place in three days” and revolves around one of “Diana’s last Christmas holidays at the Windsor house, on the Sandringham estate in Norfolk, England”.
“Kristen is one of the great actresses of today. To do that well, you need something very important in filmmaking, which is a mystery. Kristen can be a lot of things, and she can be very mysterious and very fragile and ultimately very strong too, and that’s what we need. The combination of these elements made me think of her. The way she responded to the script and the way she approaches the character is very beautiful to see. I think she will do something awesome and intriguing at the same time. She is that force of nature, ”Larraín told Deadline.
‘Jackie’ from 2016 chose Natalie Portman as Jackie Kennedy. Portman was nominated for an Oscar for Best Actress.
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